Death and Dying
|SOC 2420||3 Quarter Hours|
|Course Level||CPS - Undergraduate Quarter|
|Description||Examines the treatment of death and dying, including problems faced by healthcare professionals, family members, institutions, the funeral industry, and the dying themselves. Covers cross-cultural perspectives, the social distribution of mortality, the changing nature of death, and the ethical problems in determining life and death, with particular emphasis on abortion, suicide, and ceasing medical intervention.|
PrerequisitesStudents should refer to the Registrar’s Course Catalog for course prerequisite information.
Course SectionsThere are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.