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Beverage Arts students at Brightwater are prepared to work as sommeliers and mixologists, graduating with certifications in beer, wine, and spirits from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust and Cicerone. But it’s not only about certifications and skills. Beverage Arts students understand that craft beverages start in the ground and learn about the processes that convert raw ingredients into complex beverages.
Beverage Arts students share foundational classes with culinary and pastry students as they begin their journey to understanding the development of flavor. Students will be able to evaluate the flavor and quality of wine, beer, and spirits and understand the components of craft cocktails.
Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for a variety of careers in the beverage industry.
- Art of Fermentation
- Advanced Wine
- Advanced Spirits
ENGL 1013 Composition I
FDST 1013 Food Safety
MATH 1003 Survey of Technical Math OR MATH 1203 College Algebra Accelerated
MATH 1204 College Algebra with Review * OR
MTCM 1003 Comm and Math for Workforce AND MATH 1001 Special Topics Surv Tech Math
* Students intending to transfer to a 4 year institution should take College Algebra
FDST 1003 Food Systems
FDST 1023 Foundations
FDST 1103 Culinary Nutrition
FDST 1503 Beverage Management
FDST 1523 Wine
FDST 1603 Cost Control
FDST 2903 Internship
FDST Elective - see course catalog for additional Food Study courses** FDST 2911 Practicum I, FDST 2921 Practicum II, and FDST 2931 Practicum III, may substitute for FDST 2903 Internship
Degrees and CertificatesAAS in Food Studies Option Beverage Arts
Certificate of Proficiency in Beverage Arts