Brewing Science and Brewery Operations

Brewing is one of the oldest forms of biotechnology.  Brewing science programs offer a combination of hands-on experience and lectures to prepare students for the rapidly growing craft brewing industry.  Students learn about the chemistry and microbiology of producing beer and the business aspects of operating a brewery.  Graduates are expected to work at assistant brewers, laboratory technicians, quality assurance technicians, and equipment operators.

Courses in brewery science program include:

  • College Writing 
  • Food and beverage fermentation 
  • Chemistry
  • Organic Biochemistry
  • MS-Excel
  • Brewing methods
  • Applied Brewing Microbiology
  • Business
  • Brewhouse processes