Craft Brewing - MINOR

The College of Food Innovation and Technology offers the Craft Brewing minor, an intensive, concise program designed to give students pursuing any degree the knowledge and skills to successfully enter the craft brewing industry. Students learn advanced brewing theory and the technical skills needed to develop and produce original recipes. Students also develop advanced sensory and laboratory analysis skills, process management, sanitation and packaging, regulatory compliance, and retail and wholesale sales.

Craft Brewing Minor


CUL3092Brewing Arts3
CUL4419Brewery Operations and Planning3
CUL4460Advanced Brewing Theory and Analysis3
FSM4070The Business of Alcohol Distribution, Retail and Sales3
Choose one of the following: *3
British Practical Brewing (Study Abroad)
Applied Craft Brewing Capstone
Total Credits15.0

Students are responsible for meeting prerequisites.

If a minor course is listed as a major course in a student’s major program, the student must choose additional courses from an elective list to complete the minor. Please see the Minors, Specializations and Certificates page for additional information.

Elective list for students who have taken one of the required courses towards another minor or a a major course
CUL2010Foundations of Fermented Foods3
CUL3030Exploring Cheese3
CUL3082Exploring Mead and Honey3
CUL3900Exploring Ciders and Fruit Wines3
CUL4080Beer Sommelier Capstone3

In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Global Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester or full year. Financial aid may be applied and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?