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Viticulture - Certificate

30 Credits
CERT3133
Degree Description

The viticulture program provides students with the knowledge required to gain employment and maintain vineyards in Minnesota and throughout the Midwest. Practical hands-on field experiences in vineyards and wineries is a key component of the viticulture program. Specific attention is given to varietal selection, soil preparation and pest management, as well as the science, agricultural and business skills necessary to succeed in the viticulture business.

Admission Dates: Fall Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2016-2017 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (12 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:
AGBS1100 Agricultural Selling Skills (3 Credits)
AGRI1800 Employer/Employee Relations (2 Credits)
SGAG1000 Ag Orientation (1 Credit)
VITI1111 Introduction to Viticulture and Vineyard (3 Credits)
VITI1112 Botanical Viticulture (4 Credits)
VITI1113 Winter Viticulture Technology (2 Credits)
VITI1114 Spring Viticulture Technology (2 Credits)
VITI1115 Summer/Fall Viticulture Technology (2 Credits)
VITI1190 Viticulture Safety (1 Credit)
VITI1211 Integrated Pest Management (2 Credits)
VITI1213 Regional Vineyard Management (2 Credits)
VITI1293 Soils for Viticulture (3 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (1 Course)

The following course is required:
CHEM108 Introduction to Chemistry (4 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.