Viticulture and Wine Technology

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • AGR 100 Soil Science
  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 251 Plant Structure and Function
  • VIT 101 Fall Viticultural Practices
  • VIT 105 Spring Viticultural Practices
  • VIT 115 Introduction to Enology Lab Techniques
  • VIT 210 Enology I
  • VIT 102 Wines of Europe OR VIT 103 Wines of the World

General Education

  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • HPE 111 First Aid and Basic Life Support
  • 3 credits of SUNY General Education approved course in Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice

Main Track

  • SUNY General Education approved course in Oral Communication
  • HRT 110 Introduction to Horticulture
  • MAT 145 Survey of Functions I OR another SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics (and Quantitative Reasoning)
  • 3 credits Spanish (SPN) Elective
  • VIT 110 Summer Vineyard Technology Practicum
  • VIT 200 Vineyard Management
  • VIT 205 Fall Wine Technology Practicum
  • VIT 215 Enology II

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit

Rebecca Gilroy

"I would absolutely recommend the Viticulture and Wine Technology program through FLCC. It encompasses three very important areas: grape growing, winemaking, and winery operations."