Death and Dying

SOC 2420 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Examines the treatment of death and dying, including problems faced by health-care 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.

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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2009 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Upcoming Academic Term Dates
  • Spring Term
    May 19, 2014 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Term
    Jun 30, 2014 (4-, 6-, and 12-week classes)
    Jul 28, 2014 (4-week classes)

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