The Enology and Brewing Undergraduate Minor program offered by the College of Applied and Collaborative Studies provides a multidisciplinary education in the principles underlying wine and beer production and distribution, including hands-on project-based learning in viticulture and fermentation. We’ve developed the curriculum with input from industry leaders and experts, as well as consulting with others who have taught and done extensive research in the field. This is exclusively offered at UNT at Frisco 

Considering Enology & Brewing?

Texas is among the top 10 states with craft breweries and home to more than 500 wineries, 443 growers, with over 4000 acres devoted to grape-growing resulting in over $20 billion economic value to the State of Texas. Unlock the secrets to crafting the perfect brew and vintage by learning from leading researchers and industry leaders while gaining the expertise needed for success in the dynamic world of commercial beverage production and business management. 

With the support of local industry partners, this 18-credit hour program provides the knowledge base for problem-solving and decision-making in the fields of commercial beverage production and business management. 

Immediate benefits for students
  • Leadership skills
  • Teamwork
  • Sales and marketing
  • Distribution methods and strategies
  • Merchandising
  • Production and manufacturing
  • Product identification
Benefits after graduation
Students will have the opportunity to work in a variety of fields: 
  • Enologist 
  • Wine Buyer
  • Cellar Master 
  • Vineyard Manager 
  • Retailer 
  • Production Planner
  • Sales Manager 
  • Warehouse Manager 
  • Restaurant/Bar Manager