2018-2019 Catalog [Archived]

Sustainable Brewing, AS

The AS degree in sustainable brewing is designed for students planning a career in brewing science. Students complete the brewing certificate courses and then, under a “two-plus-two” transfer program with Western Michigan University, complete sciences and general education electives toward a Bachelor of Science at WMU. This rigorous science-based program is designed to prepare students for employment in the brewing industry or other fields in the natural or physical sciences. It is recommended that a student complete the following courses to fulfill the twelve credits of science: BIO 101, BIO 104, CHM 120, CHM 130.

This is a sample guide with requirements for transfer to Western Michigan University.

Associate of Science

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
BREW 110Brewing History & Introduction

2

BREW 130Materials, Malting & Mashing

3

BREW 140Recipe, Process & Technology

4

BREW 150Yeast Ferment & Microbiology

4

BREW 160Styles Sensory & Food Pairing

3

BREW 170Fermenting & Finishing Tech

3

BREW 225Brewing Practicum

2

BREW 230Packaging & Distribution

3

BREW 250Brewing Quality Control

2

BREW 275Brewing Internship

2 to 9

CUL 100Food Safety Essentials

2

ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing and Research

4

ENG 111College Writing II: Literature

3

or

COM 113Interpersonal Communication

3

PSI 101American Government

3

Fine Arts

3

Humanities

3

Other Cultures

3

Science

12

Social Science

3

Wellness/Physical Education

2

Total Credit Hours: 62