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Technical Certificates
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Viticulture

Program Chair
Andrew Allen
Technology and Academic Support Bldg.
(479) 508-3364
rallen17@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 and Vineyard Establishment
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
2
VIN 1152 Summer/Fall Viticulture
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
2
VIN 2112 Integrated Pest Management Green Technology Class
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
2
VIN 2933 Soils for Viticulture Green Technology Class 3
Total 12
(To receive a Certificate of Proficiency, application must be made to the Office of Student Services. Students must be currently enrolled to request a Certificate of Proficiency be awarded.)


Curriculum in Viticulture Technical Certificate
(36 Semester Credit Hours)

Course # Course Name Semester Hours
1st Semester
BST 1303 Introduction to Computers 3
TMAT 1103 Technical Mathematics I (or higher math) 3
VIN 1003 Survey of Grapes and Wine 3
VIN 1113 Introduction to Viticulture and Vineyard Management 3
VIN 1124 Botanical Viticulture 4
Total 16
2nd Semester
BST 1003
or
ENGL 0303
or
ENGL 1013
Business English
or
Foundational Composition
or
Composition I
4
CHEM 1111
and
CHEM 1113
A Survey of Chemistry
and
Survey of Chemistry Laboratory
2
VIN 1132 Winter Viticulture and Vineyard Establishment
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
3
VIN 1142 Spring Viticulture Technology
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
2
VIN 2122 Sustainable Vineyard Management
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
2
Total 13
3rd Semester
VIN 1152 Summer/Fall Viticulture Technology
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
2
VIN 2112 Integrated Pest Management Green Technology Class
(prerequisite: VIN 1113)
3
VIN 2933 Soils for Viticulture Green Technology Class 2
Total 7