College - Author 1

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Department - Author 1

Agribusiness Department

Degree Name - Author 1

BS in Agricultural Business



Primary Advisor

Kerry Cochran, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Agribusiness Department


The perception of binge drinking among students is skewed to an extreme that provides an excuse for consuming excessive amounts of alcohol. Recent tragic events pertaining to binge drinking steer this study towards clarifying the clouded perceptions students have of alcohol consumption. It is important to understand variables that may affect understanding and decisions that lead to abusing alcohol. It is intended to present factors that can help prevent circumstances and situations that put students’ health at risk. The objective of this study is to assess the drinking habits of students who attend California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. This study aims to present possible risk factors that may lead to students binge drinking.