Ozark Catalog

Certificates of Proficiency

Technical Certificates

Associate of Applied Science

Associate of General Studies

Viticulture

Program Chair
David Straley
Technology and Academic Support Bldg.
(479) 508-3364
dstraley@atu.edu

The Technical Certificate in Viticulture allows the learner to demonstrate the application of specific agricultural knowledge, techniques, and theories to improve vineyard health. Students completing this technical certificate will be prepared for entry to mid-level positions in the grape growing industry. The Altus vineyards and wineries, due to their proximity to the Ozark Campus, provide employment and internship opportunities. Students will also have access to entrepreneurial support along with professional growth opportunities for those currently employed.

Curriculum in Viticulture Certificate of Proficiency

The Certificate of Proficiency in Viticulture is a course of study that prepares students for entry-level employment in a computerized field. This certificate of proficiency may be applied to the Technical Certificate in Viticulture.

Course # Course Name Semester Hours
VIN 1113 Introduction to Viticulture 3
VIN 1132 Winter Viticulture 2
VIN 1152 Summer/Fall Viticulture 2
VIN 2112 Integrated Pest Management Green Technology Class 2
VIN 2933 Soils for Viticulture Green Technology Class 3
Total 12

Curriculum in Viticulture Technical Certificate

Course # Course Name Semester Hours
1st Semester
BST 1303 Introduction to Computers 3
BST 1003

ENGL 0303

ENGL 1013
Business English
or
Foundational Composition
or
Composition I
3
TMAT 1103 Technical Mathematics I (or higher math) 3
BIOL 2134 Principles of Botany 4
VIN 1113 Introduction to Viticulture and Vineyard Establishment 3
Total 16
2nd Semester
CHEM 1113 and CHEM 1111 Survey of Chemistry w/ Lab 4
VIN 1132 Winter Viticulture Technology 2
VIN 2112 Integrated Pest Management Green Technology Class 2
VIN 2132 Midwest Vineyard Management 2
VIN 1142 Spring Viticulture Technology 2
Total 14
3rd Semester
VIN 2363 Grape Varieties of Mid America (Ark Grapes) 3
VIN 2933 Soils for Viticulture Green Technology Class 3
VIN 1152 Summer/Fall Viticulture Technology 2
Total 8