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Fermentation Science Institute

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Ancient Art Becomes Modern Craft at SIU

Southern Illinois University Carbondale's fermentation science program will initiate you into modern visages of this ancient practice, preparing you for a career in fields ranging from production and quality control for alcoholic beverages to fermented foods such as cheese, sauerkraut and bread.  For a complete list of classes, see our catalog copy

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The Bachelor of Science in Fermentation Science 4 year degree program meets or exceeds the Guidelines and Learning Outcomes established by the Master Brewers Higher Education Committee, and has received Master Brewers Recognition. 

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SIU's program offers a B.S. degree in fermentation science and is accepting students now.  Schedule an appointment with the university's Undergraduate Admissions office, where you can set up an individualized tour of our program and the campus. 

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