The Credit Diploma in Craft Brewing provides a unique experience grounded in applied science culminating with a 5-credit brewery internship. Courses are taught by experienced brewers and others currently working in the industry. The Craft Brewing program is designed to prepare students for employment in the brewing industry. Students must be 21 years of age or older prior to the start of the first program course.
Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.
Contact information is available on the Craft Brewing program website.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
Recognize the characteristics of ingredients that affect the quality of a beer.
Use standard commercial brewery equipment to brew quality beer.
Describe all steps to turn raw materials into beer.
Use industry-recognized standard methods to ensure quality at each step of the brewing process.
Assess the qualities of a finished beer using industry-recognized standard methods and instruments.
Summarize standard sanitary procedures that address threats to beer quality.
Identify correct techniques used to finish and package different styles of beer.
Explain processes within the operations of a brewery.
The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. Possible careers in or related to craft brewing include brewer, brewery representative, quality assurance technician, cellar person, and pakaging operator.
Additional information on careers in Craft Brewing is available through Career Coach.
LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.