Course Description

Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture Certificate

Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex process of cannabis production, management, and cultivation. Plant care, yield maximization and more.
Designed For:
Novice and experienced growers
Grow facility managers

Cannabis 101: History and Practice Across Industries
An in-depth introduction to cannabis, across history, culture and industry. Topics range from botany to business practices, including Cannabis Law and Policy, FDA regulation, and the many challenges that successful cannabis businesses face. Main topics covered in the course include:
History of Cannabis
Phyto cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System
Agriculture and Cultivation
Law and Policy
Cannabis Medicine and Healthcare
Careers in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture I: Plant Care and the Vegetative Cycle
Explore the cultivation process and life cycles of the cannabis plant. Coursework includes botany, genetics, seed germination, and the development of a hospitable growth environment. Main topics covered in the course include:
Botany and Genetics
Seeds, Germination, and Transplanting
Soil and Growing Media
Cannabis Light Sources
Watering Essentials
The Vegetative Cycle

Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture II: The Flowering Cycle and Maximizing Yields
Focus on the cannabis flowering cycle, in relation to plant metabolism, reproduction, and growth. Review strategies for dealing with environmental challenges, and techniques for harvesting, processing and storage. The course culminates with a final portfolio of resources for responsibly building and managing a grow site. Main topics covered in the course include:
Cannabis Plant Chemistry
Introduction to the Flowering Cycle
Pests, Diseases, and Threats
Harvesting and Drying
Trimming and Processing
Curing and Storage
Industrial Hemp

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture Certificate
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Course Fee(s)
fee non-credit $2,250.00
Drop Request Deadline
1 day after enrollment
Transfer Request Deadline
1 day after enrollment
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