Viticulture and Enology (VIEN)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

VIEN 1104

Broad introduction to grape cultivation and wine fermentations. Topics include history of winemaking, viticultural regions, vineyard and winery practices, wine flavor chemistry and microbiology, and wine ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3952VIEN 1104  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Moss, J

  • Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course through their college. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session. The number of seats available to each class year is restricted during pre-enrollment, a "You do not fit the criteria" error message indicates that the seats for your class year are full. There is no waitlist for this course.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3953VIEN 1104  LEC 002

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Moss, J

  • Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course through their college. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session. The number of seats available to each class year is restricted during pre-enrollment, a "You do not fit the criteria" error message indicates that the seats for your class year are full. There is no waitlist for this course.

VIEN 1105

Students learn in the vineyard, teaching winery, laboratory, and on a winery field trip. Includes practice of techniques relevant to growing grapes, making and evaluating wines, and writing scientific ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 1105

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17674VIEN 1105  LEC 001

    • M
    • Arnink, K

  • 17676VIEN 1105  LAB 401

VIEN 2310

This course uses beer and brewing science as a starting point to explore topics in fermentation biology, food chemistry, food processing, and sensory perception. Students will learn to recognize the major ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: FDSC 2310

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 14398VIEN 2310  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Bershaw, D

  • Prerequisites: Introductory biology and chemistry or permission of instructor. A $25 tasting fee will be applied to student bursar bill. Students must bring 4 appropriate glasses to each class, starting in the second week. If this section of the course is full, please check FDSC 2310 to determine if seats are still open.

VIEN 2340

Hard cider consumption has expanded rapidly over the last decade. Want to learn why? This course covers the scientific basis of cider production from orchard to bottle and provides an overview of the history ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: FDSC 2340

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 14628VIEN 2340  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Arnink, K

      Peck, G

  • Prerequisites: One college level biology, one college level chemistry, and VIEN 1104, or permission of instructor.

VIEN 2360

As an introduction to the science of distillation this course uses the study of pre-fermentation and fermentation biology, phase separation and vapor-liquid equilibrium, and sensory perception as a vehicle ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: FDSC 2360

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 14618VIEN 2360  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Bershaw, D

  • Introductory biology and chemistry or permission of instructor. A $50 tasting fee will be applied to student bursar bill. Students must bring 4 appropriate glasses to each class, starting in the second week. If this section of the course is full, please check FDSC 2360 to determine if seats are still open.

VIEN 2400

Investigates the composition of grapes and wine and the most common analytical tools used in their evaluation. Both the theoretical and practical aspects of grape and wine analyses are considered. view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 2400

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17555VIEN 2400  LEC 001

    • W
    • Sacks, G

  • Prerequisites: One semester of chemistry.

  • 17558VIEN 2400  LAB 401

  • Prerequisites: One semester of chemistry.

VIEN 4310

An introduction to the practical application of brewing. Students will make several different styles of beer in a laboratory setting to understand how raw materials and processing technologies influence ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4310

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14415VIEN 4310  LEC 001

    • F
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Bershaw, D

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

  • 14416VIEN 4310  LAB 401

    • F
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Bershaw, D

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204. VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

VIEN 4340

Cider is a fermented beverage made from apples. Students in this course are immersed in cider production and analysis practices through activities in the teaching winery and by visiting commercial cideries. ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4340

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

  • 14630VIEN 4340  LEC 001

    • W
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Arnink, K

      Peck, G

  • Prerequisites: VIEN/FDSC 2205 or VIEN/FDSC 5205, or permission of instructor. Concurrent enrollment in VIEN 2340 required.

  • 14631VIEN 4340  LAB 401

    • W
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Arnink, K

      Peck, G

VIEN 4360

As an introduction to the science of distillation this course uses the study of pre-fermentation and fermentation biology, phase separation and vapor-liquid equilibrium, and sensory perception as a vehicle ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4360

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14620VIEN 4360  LEC 001

    • F
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Bershaw, D

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204, VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

  • 14621VIEN 4360  LAB 401

    • F
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Bershaw, D

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 2204, VIEN 2205. Enrollment preference given to Viticulture & Enology students.

VIEN 4400

Uses a (bio)-chemical perspective to investigate viticulture and enological factors that impact flavor and other quality attributes (mouthfeel, color, stability) of wine and wine grapes. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: FDSC 4400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4454VIEN 4400  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sacks, G

  • Enrollment preference given to: Viticulture and Enology majors.

VIEN 4700

Winemaking Theory and Practice II specifically addresses the non-fermentation aspects of wine production. This area includes fining, stabilization, adjustments, clarification, filtration, bottling, general ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: FDSC 4700

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3945VIEN 4700  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bershaw, D

VIEN 4710

In the laboratory of part II of the Winemaking Theory and Practice courses, students continue working with wines produced in the preceding fall term, focusing on aging options, stabilization, fining, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: FDSC 4710

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3948VIEN 4710  LAB 401

    • R
    • Bershaw, D

VIEN 4960

Internships provide experiential learning opportunities in real-life winery and vineyard circumstances where classroom knowledge is applied and evaluated. Students are able to master new skills, compare ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2356VIEN 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: VIEN/FDSC 1105. Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

VIEN 4970

Undergraduate individual study in viticulture and enology under the direction of one or more faculty members. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2954VIEN 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

VIEN 4980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training and experience. TA duties are determined by student and instructor(s) of course. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2955VIEN 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

VIEN 4990

Undergraduate individual study or research in viticulture and enology under the direction of one or more faculty members. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2956VIEN 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.