Cannabis Entrepreneurship - B.S.
The Cannabis Entrepreneurship bachelor's degree program allows students the opportunity to study the burgeoning business of legal cannabis trade. Through the program’s course of study, students are prepared to start their own business as well as work for small startup companies or established businesses, with a focus on the cannabis trade. Students learn about the industry from cultivation to end-user services and marketing segmentation.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Apply the major concepts, skills and values of business administration.
- Communicate effectively to diverse audiences, purposes and situations through a variety of professional methods within business administration.
- Develop a viable business plan for entrepreneurial cannabis operations.
- Use critical thinking to address issues faced by entrepreneurs engaged in the cannabis industry.
- Apply ethical business practices as they apply to entrepreneurial cannabis operations.
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree
|BUS1001||Introduction to Business and Management||3|
|BUS4030||Global Strategy Capstone||3|
|FIT1040||Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions||3|
|LAW2001||The Legal Environment of Business I||3|
|MGMT2001||Human Resource Management||3|
|MGMT2030||Operations and Supply Chain Management I||3|
|BIO2510||Plant Cultivation I: Soil, Soil Substitutes, and Disease Management||3|
|BIO2516||Plant Cultivation I: Soil, Soil Substitutes, and Disease Management Laboratory||1|
|BIO3510||Plant Cultivation II: Hydroponics, Aquaponics, Tissue Culture, Genetics and Extraction||3|
|BIO3516||Plant Cultivation II: Hydroponics, Aquaponics, Tissue Culture, Genetics and Extraction Laboratory||1|
|BIO4510||Applications of Plants & Fungi||3|
|BIO4516||Applications of Plants & Fungi Laboratory||1|
|CHM1000||Foundations in Chemistry||3|
|CHM1006||Foundations in Chemistry Laboratory||1|
|ENTR2005||Introduction to Cannabis Entrepreneurship||3|
|ENTR2030||Pitching & Planning New Ventures||3|
|ENTR3025||Growth and Sustainability for Small Business||3|
|or ENTR3030||Marketing for Entrepreneurs|
|ENTR3120||Small Business Management — Cannabis Operations||3|
|A&S Core Experience|
|Communications Foundation Courses||9|
|Rhetoric & Composition I|
|Rhetoric & Composition II|
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level
|Arts and Humanities||6|
|Ethics: A Global Perspective|
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT, or REL
|Fundamentals of Algebra (or higher, based on student's placement)|
|General Biology - Organismal|
|General Biology Laboratory - Organismal|
One course from ANTH, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
|Free Electives #|
|9 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university||9|
# In addition to classes, free elective credits may be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad, Directed Experiential Education courses and courses in a specialization or minor as relevant. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty adviser before scheduling free elective credits.
NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Basic Mathematics or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).
Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills to fulfill the graduation writing requirement. These writing skills are assessed in ENG1021 Rhetoric & Composition II. Students who have met the requirement of ENG1021 Rhetoric & Composition II or ENG1027 Honors Advanced Composition and Communications: Civic Discourse outside of Johnson & Wales University must fulfill the graduation writing requirement through successful completion of ENG0001 Writing Workshop.
In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Global Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester or full year. Financial aid may be applied and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?