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COURSE NUMBER: SUST121
COURSE TITLE:Cultivation and Compliance
DIVISION:Technology
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Cultivation and Compliance I will introduce key concepts and protocol associated with medicinal plant growth and distribution in Illinois. Students will learn the fundamentals of biosecurity, RFID and digital inventory tracking & management, plant breeding and propagation, flower production and processing. Students will study not only the biological aspects of cultivation but also the associated legal including Biotrack and IDOA compliance. Cultivation and Compliance I will investigate topics on ethics and social dimensions of production and regulation. Cultivation and compliance will use proxy species to illustrate teaching components to avoid legal issues and maintain campus integrity.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Students will understand legal landscape of cultivation, including Biotrack, licensing, and business classification.
  • Students will learn the biological principles of plant cultivation, including short-Day/long-day flowering,CO2 enrichment, and propagation
  • Students will understand applications of biotechnology and plant Breeding
  • Students will understand the ethical and legal concerns and obligations associated with medical plant production

TOPICAL OUTLINE:

Unit One: Compliance – The legal Landscape
Unit Two: Cultivation - Plant Growth and Harvest
Unite Three: Dispensation – Distribution logistics and Legality


TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Marijuana Law, ISBN-13: 978-1634599351

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:

Homework, Quiz, Lab, & Exam

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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