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SOC 1200 — Death and Dying

Credit Hours: 3.00

Total Contact Hours: 3.00

Lecture Hours: 3.00

Presents issues of death, dying and bereavement, as well as moral and conceptual issues that deal with the meaning and place of death in life. Topics covered will include: American attitudes toward death and dying; changing patterns of death encounters; features of the American death system including funerals and hospice; cultural differences within American society; coping with dying; life cycle issues; death related law; euthanasia and suicide.
Transfer: TM.
Prerequisites: Appropriate ACT score, COM 0950 or Placement.