The Cannabis Science Minor will provide students with an in-depth exploration of the cannabis industry from seed to final product. The minor covers the complex process of cannabis production, management and cultivation, plant care, yield maximization, breeding, and more. This minor is appropriate for students in horticulture, agriculture, and natural science related majors and provides students opportunities for focus on a specific area of interest. Upon successful completion of this minor, students will be able to (1) demonstrate a broad understanding of the cannabis industry; (2) explain a variety of production and processing techniques; and (3) evaluate market trends.
To satisfy the minor, all students must complete 13 credits of required coursework plus an additional 3 credits from the elective listing. Bachelor degree students can seek to fulfill the coursework for the minor. A GPA of 2.0 or better is required of the coursework in the minor to be awarded the minor.
A maximum of 9 credits may be shared between major field requirements and a minor. Additional remaining credits may be met with courses selected from the following: General Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences options, and elective credit requirements.
For further policy information regarding Minors, please see Academic Policies 3.21 Minor Courses
Prerequisites may include: AGSC 111, AGSC 186, AGSC 281, BIOL 116, CHEM 111/111X