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Cannabis Studies (Minor)

The Cannabis Studies minor offers students pursuing a range of majors with a focused, multidisciplinary study of cannabis in its social context. The curriculum adopts a social justice framework: all courses include learning goals and lessons that engage with social justice theory and practice, emphasizing an interrogation of issues of social equity. 

Course Requirements 

The minor consists of 4 required core credits and 16 elective credits. The elective credits may be selected in any combination.  

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose one of the following options:4
Option1:
CAN 230
CAN 231
CANNABIS AND SOCIETY I
and CANNABIS AND SOCIETY II
Option 2:
CAN 260
INTRODUCTION TO CANNABIS STUDIES
Electives:16
CAN 300
CANNABIS, RACE, AND JUSTICE
CMNS 307
TOPICS IN POLITICAL AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION (*Communication, Cannabis and Culture only)
CRIM 337
DRUGS AND SOCIETY
CRIM 390
SPECIAL TOPICS (*Cannabis and the Law only)
CSS 395
COMMUNITY INTERNSHIP
HLTH 327
PHYSIOLOGY AND SOCIAL IMPACT OF DRUG USE
HLTH 343
CANNABIS STUDIES AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
HST 384
TOPICS IN AMERICAN HISTORY (*Psychedlics in American History only)
MKT 393
MARKETING INTERNSHIP
MKT 420
CANNABIS BUSINESS-THE SOCIAL & ECONOMIC IMPACT & PRACTICE
NEU 310
SEMINAR IN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
PSC 369
ADVANCED TOPICS IN PUBLIC LAW (*The Politics of Drug Reform only)
PSY 363
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND RECOVERY
SOC 307
SOCIOLOGY OF DRUGS

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