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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Medical Marijuana (PSY-235)


Varies (self-study, self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

April 2020 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: examine the historical context of the marijuana plant and its uses; examine the role of the endocannabinoid system; analyze the history of medical marijuana; investigate the choices for the delivering of marijuana into the body; examine the variety of medical marijuana strains and their applications; investigate the benefits of medical marijuana on medical and mental health disorders; investigate what cannabidiol (CBD) is and the medical benefits that it can provide; and clarify how CBD products are made and applied.


Major topics include: an introduction to the understanding and use of medical marijuana, the marijuana culture and history, uses of marijuana and the treatable conditions when considering medical marijuana, and common applications for CBD and the difference in CBD from THC.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health and Wellness, Psychology,  Sociology, Nutrition Science, Health Care Administration, Medical Assisting, Allied Health, Business Development, Alternative Medicine, Counseling, or Social Work (4/20).