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Lourdes University Announces Degree Program in Winemaking

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Ohio-based Lourdes University has announced a new undergraduate degree program in winemaking, brewing, and distilling.

The program, named Bachelor of Science in Craft Beverages, which is first of its kind, will prepare the emerging vintners and microbrewers.

According to the university, the beverage industry, with its 7,946 wineries and 6,600 breweries, needs skilled workers in the backdrop of its continued growth.

“Our administration and excellent faculty strive to be a University that is innovative by choice. To meet the needs of students and employers, we continue to build and expand our partnerships in the for-profit and non-profit sectors,” University President Mary Ann Gawelek said.

The university has partnered with various breweries to support the program. In four years, the students can complete the degree with three internships, including one through Lourdes Irish study abroad program.

“Lourdes has designed a program that has contemporary curriculum supported by experiences in the industry. Our brewing and vineyard partners are excited to work with our students and provide them with the professional skills and knowledge needed to be successful,” Vice President for Academic Affairs Terry M. Keller said.

The first classes for the program will begin in August 2019.

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