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Social, Behavioral, & Legal Impact of Cannabis Legislation

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate in Undergraduate Study in The Social, Behavioral, and Legal Impact of Cannabis Legislation will help students understand the legalization of cannabis and the impacts of legalization from a multidisciplinary perspective.

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The Certificate of Undergraduate Study in The Social, Behavioral, and Legal Impact of Cannabis Legislation is a full-time or part-time program offered in a hybrid format at our Glassboro campus. It requires the completion of 12 undergraduate semester hours (4 courses).

  • 4 Courses / 12 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: All students (full-time and part-time, matriculated and non-matriculated) at Rowan University can enroll in the CUGS upon registration. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in the CUG's classes to earn the CUGS.
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 9 S.H.
CANN 03101 Cannabis: History, Culture, and Social Institutions 3
CANN 03201 Cannabis Legislation and Society 3
CANN 03301 Cannabis Industry 3
Elective Courses: 3 S.H.
PSY 10375 Drugs, The Brain, and Behavior 3
CAS 01250 Psychopharmacology/Physiology of Addiction 3
CAS 01425 The Study of Family and Alcoholism/Drug Abuse 3
LAWJ 05322 Drugs and Crime in America 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation, or will indicate any missing items.


  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
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