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Emphasis 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.


The Analytical emphasis requires a total of 9-11 credit hours. 

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. 


The Natural Product emphasis requires a total of 15-19 credit hours. 

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Cannabis Biology and Chemistry, B.S.

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