SOC 201◊ Sociology of Death & Dying

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/24/14

Examines death and dying within a cultural context and addresses questions central to life and living, including the collective crises and cultural responses, and cross-cultural perspectives on terminal illness, funeral and burial rituals, euthanasia, suicide, and cultural and ethical values and problems related to death and dying. (formerly Death and Dying)

Prerequisite: PSY 100◊ or SOC 100

Lecture: 3 hours