Students may declare their intent to complete an undergraduate certificate program at any time.  To do so, they should contact the Student Services or Advising Office where their primary major is housed to complete any necessary paperwork to make a major/minor/certificate declaration.  Students should email DWB Director Seth DeBolt ( to declare your intent to complete the certificate, so that you can be added to the appropriate email list to receive information pertaining to the certificate.

Students must complete a minimum of 12 hours from the list of courses below. A&S 306 and PLS 335 are required. Students will select an additional 6 hours from the list of elective courses to complete the certificate.

Course TitleCredit HoursTerm OfferedMinimum Age
A&S 306 Spirit Chemistry3.0RequiredFalln/a
PLS 335Distillation, Wine & Brewing Science3.0RequiredFalln/a
AEN/TSM 341Brewing Science & Technology3.0ElectiveSpring21
FSC 430Sensory Analysis of Foods3.0ElectiveFall (even years)n/a
FSC 538Food Fermentation & Thermal Processing3.0ElectiveSpringn/a
HMT 420Kentucky Bourbon Hospitality & Tourism3.0ElectiveFall21
PLS 336Introduction to Viticulture: Grape Production3.0ElectiveSpringn/a
PLS 337Introduction to Enology: Wine Production3.0ElectiveFall21
PLS 389Wine Appreciation3.0ElectiveFall/Spring21
PLS 395Special Problems in Plant & Soil Science3.0ElectiveFall/Springn/a
PLS 399Experiential Learning in Plant & Soil Science3.0ElectiveFall/Springn/a
WRD 225Craft Writing3.0ElectiveSpringn/a