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 Course Title:   Beer, Wine and Spirits

 Title Abbreviation:   BEER, WINE & SPIRITS

 Department:    CAHM

 Course #:    142

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    120503

 EPC:    850

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

History, production and uses of alcoholic beverages. Food and beverage pairing, and serving alcoholic beverages responsibly.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand the history, production and use of wine, beer and spirits.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of proper food and beverage service techniques.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of beverage service laws, application of beverage service guidelines and procedures.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of marketing and promotion techniques.
  5. Understand the diverse multicultural aspects of beverages and customer service.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of food and beverage pairing.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.4 Evaluate issues (for example economic, legal, historic, social) surrounding the use of information.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.2 Demonstrate standards of professionalism in manner, appearance, and setting appropriate to the context, including the classroom, workplace, and community.

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process.

Course Contents

  1. Beverage service.
  2. Tips class.
  3. Marketing & promotions.
  4. International beverages and customer service techniques from around the world.