Cannabis Chemistry, BS
The bachelor of science in Cannabis Chemistry equips graduates with the skills necessary to gain employment in the emerging cannabis markets in Michigan, the United States, and beyond. Cannabis Chemistry graduates earn over 600 hours of hands-on, laboratory experience to prepare them for a career as chemist in the cannabis field. Cannabis chemists leave trained on state of the art instrumentation and in techniques that are industry standards. The chemistry program at Lake Superior State University is approved by the American Chemical Society.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate proficiency in the following Chemistry sub disciplines: analytical chemistry, biochemistry, and organic chemistry.
- The B.S. Cannabis Chemistry student will be well prepared for employment within the field or graduate-level study.
- With the guidance of a faculty mentor, develop a well-designed, well-executed, and clearly communicated research project that contributes to scientific knowledge in the field of Cannabis Chemistry.
|Chemistry Degree Requirements|
|CHEM 115||General Chemistry I||5|
|CHEM 116||General Chemistry II||5|
|CCHM 120||Cannabis Chemistry I||1|
|CHEM 199||Chemistry First Year Seminar||1|
|CHEM 225||Organic Chemistry I||4|
|CHEM 231||Quantitative Analysis||4|
|CHEM 236||Chemistry of Soil||3|
|or BIOL 235||Int to Protected Horticulture|
|CCHM 240||Cannabis Plant Prep Chem Anlys||2|
|CCHM 245||Cannabis Chemistry II||1|
|CCHM 250||Cannabis Production||1|
|CHEM 299||Chemistry Sophomore Seminar||1|
|CHEM 326||Organic Chemistry II||4|
|CHEM 332||Instrumental Analysis||4|
|CCHM 350||Cannabis Chemistry III||1|
|CHEM 351||Introductory Biochemistry||4|
|CHEM 353||Medicinal Chemistry/Toxicology||3|
|CHEM 410||Molecular Spectroscopy||4|
|CCHM 420||Cannabis Extract/Purifications||2|
|CCHM 440||Cannabis Separations Chemistry||4|
|Choose Research or Course Option:|
|CHEM 395||Junior Seminar||1|
|CHEM 49X||Senior Research||2|
|CHEM 499||Senior Seminar||1|
|4 Credits of CHEM/CCHM 3XX or Higher||4|
|BIOL 131||General Biology: Cells||4|
|BIOL 132||General Biology: Organisms||4|
|BIOL 204||General Microbiology||4|
|MATH 111||College Algebra||3|
|MATH 207||Prin of Statistical Methods||3|
|ECON 20X||Principles of Micro or Macroeconomics||3|
General Education: All LSSU bachelor’s degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Requirements.
A minimum of 124 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher. A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, and a gpa of 2.00 is required in your General Education Requirements.