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Sustainable Brewing Transfer

SUSTAINABLE BREWING

For transfer to Western Michigan University

Associate of Science

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.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

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Required Classes*
Course
Class
Credits
BREW 110
Brewing History & Introduction
2
BREW 130
Materials, Malting & Mashing
3
BREW 140
Recipe, Process & Technology
4
BREW 150
Yeast Ferment & Microbiology
4
BREW 160
Styles Sensory & Food Pairing
3
BREW 170
Fermenting & Finishing Tech
3
BREW 225
Brewing Practicum
2
BREW 230
Packaging & Distribution
3
BREW 250
Brewing Quality Control
2
BREW 275
Brewing Internship
2-9
CUL 100
Food Safety Essentials
2
ENG 110
College Writing I
3-OR-
ENG 160
College Writing & Research
4
ENG 111
College Writing II
3-OR-
COM 113
Interpersonal Communication
3
PSI 101
American Government
3
 
Fine Arts
3
 
Humanities
3
 
Other Cultures
3
 
Science
12
 
Social Science
3
 
Wellness/Physical Education
2
Minimum Total Credits: 65

*It is essential to see a counselor regarding your program of study to verify course requirements and sequencing. To make an appointment, call 269.488.4100 (TTC) or 269.373.7800 (ACC) or 269.548.3205 (BHLC)