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Winemaking (Viticulture and Enology), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #290 (BCR) Pullman, WA, United States
At the Washington State University we offer a bachelor degree in Winemaking (Viticulture and Enology). Viticulture and enology combines the study of cultivating juice and wine grapes with the study of wines and winemaking.
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Overview

Core courses introduce students to grapevine physiology and grape production, microclimate and soils, grape and vine diseases and pests, the chemistry, biochemistry, and microbiology of fruit and wine, wine processing, and vineyard and winery management systems. All students complete internships in a vineyard and a winery to acquire practical skills. At the Washington State University we offer a bachelor degree in Winemaking (Viticulture and Enology).

This interdisciplinary program is offered through the University's Integrated Plant Sciences degree program, and draws on the expertise of WSU's departments of horticulture, food science, crop and soil sciences, plant pathology, entomology, and biological systems engineering.

Career Development

  • Students who graduate with a major in viticulture and enology can expect to contribute their skills immediately in the grape and wine industry.
  • The wine industry is one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the Washington state agricultural economy. In 1998 Washington surpassed New York as the second largest wine-producing state in the nation with a total economic impact of $8.6 billion in 2012, and Washington wines have acquired an international reputation for their quality.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Intro to Plant Physiology
  • Vines and Wines
  • Vineyard and Winery Equipment Systems
  • Viticulture and Small Fruits
  • Soil: A Living System
  • Advanced Viticulture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • English Proficiency
  • WSU International Admissions will review your application for admission using unofficial copies of transcripts from the secondary and post-secondary schools you have attended
  • When you send transcripts to the International Undergraduate Admissions Office at Washington State University, we will complete the credential/transcript evaluation for you. This is an important part of the admission process
  • As part of your application, you will need to provide verification of financial support for at least one year of tuition and expenses. This support may be provided through any combination of personal or sponsored funds

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12544 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12544 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5255 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pullman

  • 904 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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