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Cannabis Chemistry (Undergraduate Certificate)

Cannabis chemistry is a field of chemistry that focuses on the chemistry of cannabinoid-containing compounds such as cannabis and CBD oils. The certificate in cannabis chemistry will give students both the theoretical and practical knowledge of how to perform analysis in this area of study.  In addition to learning the science of cannabis, students will explore topics such as ethics, law, politics and regulation of the cannabis industry.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for this program are satisfied by the general requirements for undergraduate admission to the University. Students holding any previous undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of a 2.5 g.p.a. are eligible to apply.

Program Requirements

The Cannabis Chemistry Undergraduate Certificate requires the completion of a minimum of 15 credits. All course work must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the University and the College governing undergraduate scholarship.

Required Courses
CHM 3120
CHM 3130
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
CHM 5999Research in Chemistry3
CHM 5570Instrumental Analytical Chemistry Laboratory2
CHM 6160Separation Science3
CHM 4850Frontiers in Chemistry *1
CHM 6740Laboratory Safety *2
Total Credits15

Due to the nature of the topic, ethics will be presented in the seminar course (CHM 4850) and the responsible conduct of research course (CHM 6740).  

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