This course will provide a general overview of cannabis, marijuana, hemp, cannabinoids, and effects on humans and animals. Topics will include, horticulture, seed genetics, cultivation, farming, and harvesting techniques of cannabis. Furthermore, the course discusses different processing and extraction methods for marijuana, and industrial hemp used for fiber and CBD. The course will cover product safety, regulations, compliance, legalities, and testing in farming, processing, and consumer facing products. The current state of research, US and global impact, as well as professional opportunities of the cannabis industry will be discussed.
Upcoming Term Schedule
- 21/HPJA: Monday, January 18th
- 21/HPMA: Monday, March 15th
- 21/HPMY: Monday, May 24th
How This Course Work
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You’ll be able to view course materials a full week before the class starts.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.