Business Administration with Concentration in Professional Brewing Science

Business Administration with Concentration in Professional Brewing Science


The mission of the South College School of Business is to prepare students to become successful professionals capable of functioning in a diverse, dynamic, global economy. The programs offered emphasize teaching excellence and a learning environment that contributes to student development. The School seeks to contribute to the business community through professional involvement and applied intellectual contributions.

Student Outcomes

Through completion of one or more of the programs offered by the South College School of Business, students will:

  1. Examine current management practices and compose business correspondence necessary for communication and policy implementation in organizations.
  2. Develop a marketing plan using marketing research, product development, pricing, distribution, and promotion strategies. 
  3. Analyze and develop financial statements, journals, and ledgers as part of the accounting cycle.

The Associate of Science in Business Administration with Concentration in Professional Brewing Science program is designed to provide the student with foundational knowledge for successful employment in the brewing profession. Students complete foundational courses in areas such as microbiology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, as well as business courses in accounting, business law, taxation, personal finance, and economics. Students will spend time in brewing facilities in order to supplement classwork with application.

Admission Requirements

All students must minimally meet the requirements for general admission to South College. General admission to South College does not guarantee admission to the accounting or business programs. Students are not considered admitted to the program until the following is met.

The Associate of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Professional Brewing Science requires successful completion of 8 hours of the required curriculum at South College, earning the minimum grades required by the program.

Upper division courses in this program include:

  • Accounting I, II and III
  • Business Taxation
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Business Law I and II
  • Foundations of Personal Financial Management
  • Spreadsheet Applications
  • Principles of Economics I and II
  • Fermentation Microbiology
  • Beverage Chemistry
  • General Physics and Brewing
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Introduction to Brewing
  • Brewing Engineering
  • The Business of Brewing I and II
  • Grain Handling, Malting, and Malt Analysis
  • Yeast and Fermentation
  • Raw Materials and Wort Production
  • Beer Production and Quality Control
  • Packaging Processes
  • Flavor Production and Control
  • Classic and Craft Beer Styles
  • Technical Case Studies

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* Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student. *

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