Craft Brewing & Distilling - AAS-T

Associate in Applied Science -- T

Credits: 100  |   Length of Program: 6 quarters

Subject: Craft Brewing & Distilling


Craft Brewing and Distilling - Associate in Applied Science Transfer Degree

The Craft Brewing and Distilling program prepares students to enter industry with a solid understanding of the science, technology, business, and creative elements that are essential for successful employment in the craft beverage industry. Students will learn about the production process, including the sourcing of raw materials, essential safety and maintenance skills, and the fundamentals of flavor and product analysis. Additionally, students will learn valuable skills related to the business and legal components of the craft beverage industry.

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See Food, Beverage Arts & Hospitality > Craft Brewing & Distilling for career and employment information.

Program Outcomes

At the completetion of the Craft Brewing and Distilling Program, the successful student will be able to:

  • Work within the craft brewing and distilling industry, understanding the processes needed to create, package and market a product
  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation in business practices related to brewing, distilling, and cider making
  • Create and market craft beverages that appeal to a diverse audience
  • Work within and adhere to a complex regulatory environment related to small craft beverage businesses
  • Recognize and adapt interpersonal behaviors, written communication and oral communication styles to effectively collaborate in a multicultural world
  • Identify and implement ethical and environmentally responsibly business practices related to product sourcing and production 
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General Education Requirements

BUS104 Business Math 5 Credits Search Schedule
Emphasis on solving practical problems in business, including percentages, payroll, simple and compound interest, annuities, discounts, markups, using a calculator. Prerequisite: MATH 094 or higher with a grade of "C" or better and eligible for ENGL& 101.
Distribution: AAS, AAS-COMPUTATION
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MATH101 Technical Mathematics I 5 Credits Search Schedule
Covers the theories and applications of mathematics used in technical fields with emphasis on problem solving strategies, measurement, algebra, geometry, unit conversions and the metric system. Prerequisite: Eligible for MATH 090.
Distribution: AAS, AAS-COMPUTATION
BUS260 Principles of Management: Diversity 5 Credits Search Schedule
Analysis of the functions of management, including planning, problem solving, decision making, organizing, leading, directing, motivating and controlling. Special emphasis will be on current management issues including the importance of valuing diversity. Students will be expected to employ critical thinking skills to analyze and address typical workplace challenges. The case method, role playing, practical applications and exercises will be used. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101. Completion of ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) is strongly recommended.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, DIVERSITY, AAS-HUMAN RELATIONS
ENGL&101 English Composition I 5 Credits Search Schedule
Develops writing skills by focusing on strategies and techniques writers use to convey ideas, evaluate information, make a point, and participate in multiple discourse communities. Emphasizes both the process and the product of writing. This course was formerly known as WRIT 101, College Writing I. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test scores OR appropriate completion of ENGL 095, ENGL 095X, or ENGL 098 OR concurrent enrollment in ENGL 110 with instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, COMMUNICATION, GER-CIS, AA-AAS-T-COMMUNICATION, AAS-COMMUNICATION: Reading/Writing, AAS-READING-WRITING

 

Effective Catalog Year 2018-2019

Entry Requirements

Special Admissions

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the program for the 2018-19 academic year must be age 21 or over prior to the first day of Fall Quarter 2018 (Sept. 17, 2018).

Entry into the program will be offered to the first thirty (30) applicants who complete all admission requirements, and ranking of applications will be based upon:

  • prior submission of a program inquiry
  • eligibility for English 101 and Math 101
  • prior completion of college-level English and college-level Math
  • the application received date
Application Process / How to Apply

Before applying for admission to the program, there are additional requirements to complete.

  1. Apply to SPSCC: If you are not a currently-enrolled student at SPSCC, or if it has been two or more quarters since you last attended, you need to apply for admissions to the college.  Apply online to obtain a Student Id Number and/or to re-activate your student account.  It is free to apply to the college.
     
  2. Activate your SPSCC email account. Application status updates will be sent only to an SPSCC email address
     
  3. Obtain transcripts of prior coursework (English, Math) that was not completed at SPSCC to be included with the application. Unofficial copies of transcripts may be used with the application. Official transcripts will be required only from the finalists who are accepted into the program.
     
  4. Complete the Craft Brewing & Distilling program application during the open application period, and pay the $25.00 non-refundable application fee.

CBD ADMISSIONS / HOW TO APPLY

2018-19 CBD APPLICATION

Additional Information

Program and Curriculum Questions: Frank Addeo, faddeo@spscc.edu

Course Transfer Questions: Sheryl Kermoade, skermoade@spscc.edu

General Application Questions: Rob Masterson, rmasterson@spscc.edu

Revision Date: 
April 17, 2018