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
- Organic Biochemistry
- Brewing methods
- Applied Brewing Microbiology
- Brewhouse processes