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Soc of Death & Dying

This course presents sociological perspectives on death and dying. Emphasis is placed on analyzing the different death rates among various groups, races, and societies, as well as various types of death. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the rituals of death, both cultural and religious, and examine current issues relating to death and dying. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.