Brewing Science Certificate - Curriculum & Duration

The following sequence of courses is recommended for completion of the Brewing Science certificate in 16 months.

Course Number Course Name Credits
BS 770 Fundamentals of Brewing Science 3 credits
BS 771 Brewery Engineering 3 credits
BS 872 Current Topics in Zymurgy 2 credits
BS 773 Microbiology of Beer 2 credits
BS 774 Quality Control Lab 2 credits
BS 775 Project in Brewing 3 credits
BS 776 Brewing Science Internship 3 credits
  Total Brewing Sciences Certificate Requirement 18 credits

Suggested Progression of Coursework: 

The USciences Brewing Science coursework can be completed in either one or two years.

1+ Year Schedule

Semester Course Name
Year 1  
Fall Semester BS 770: Fundamentals of Brewing Science
Spring Semester BS 771: Brewing Engineering
BS 774: Quality Control Lab
Summer (SI)* BS 773: Microbiology of Beer
(SII)* BS 872: Current Topics in Zymurgy
(SA)* BS 775: Project in Brewing
Year 2  
Fall Semester BS 776: Brewing Science Internship

 * Summer 1 (SI) runs 5/16/16-7/1/16; Summer II (SII) runs 7/5/16-8/19/16;  Summer A (SA) runs 5/9/16-8/26/16

2+ Year Schedule

Semester Course Name
Year 1  
Fall Semester BS 770: Fundamentals of Brewing Science
Spring Semester BS 771: Brewing Engineering
Summer Semester (SI)* BS 773: Microbiology of Beer
Year 2  
Fall Semester BS 872: Current Topics in Zymurgy
Spring Semester BS 774: Quality Control Lab
Summer (SA)* BS 775: Project in Brewing
Year 3  
Fall Semester BS 776: Brewing Science Internship

 * Summer 1 (SI) runs 5/16/16-7/1/16; Summer A (SA) dates TBD 

 

Contact:

Matthew J. Farber, PhD

Office Location:

McNeil Science and Technology Center, Room 374

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-7452

Email:

m.farber@usciences.edu