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Concentration Areas

The Bachelor of Science in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry program at CSU Pueblo will allow students to pursue one of two tracks meant to provide a solid foundation in chemistry and biology. 


The Bachelor of Science degree in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry with an Analytical emphasis prepares students to work in various careers such as biological technician, biochemist, biophysicist, and much more.

The Analytical emphasis area focuses on the chemistry required to analyze the cannabis plants or soils to determine cannabinoid concentrations, heavy metal concentrations, or pesticides.


Natural Product

The Bachelor of Science degree in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry with Natural Products emphasis area is based on biology and includes advanced coursework in genetics, neurobiology, and natural products.

Students will gain a strong knowledge of concepts and terminology in organismal biology, botany, environmental toxicity, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and pharmacology. 


Hemp Agriculture

The Bachelor of Science degree in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry with a Hemp Agriculture emphasis is a rigorous, interdisciplinary degree that has solid foundations in both biology and chemistry.

The Cannabis Biology and Chemistry program prepares students to enter the workforce as scientists or technicians in a wide variety of different laboratories including agricultural and food, biology, chemistry, environmental science, and cannabis.

The Hemp Agriculture concentration focuses on those with more interest in agriculture.

Learn more about the Industrial Hemp Education and Agricultural Research (InHEAR) program. This program focuses on hemp agriculture through a STEM-centered curriculum in biology, chemistry, and agriculture.

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