PSY 207 Psychosociological and Ethical Issues of Death

This course will explore the psychological impact of death as it pertains to the bereaved at various stages of their lifespan as well as how it affects the funeral service practitioner.  The various concepts of many Death Theorists will be explored in detail.  Contemporary societal changes toward death and bereavement will be extensively examined, as well as its impact on the funeral service profession.  Complex ethical issues exclusive to funeral service will be studied.  Course material will follow strict guidelines regarding for professional standards for Psychology, Sociology, and Ethics.

Credits

3

Offered

F, Sp, Su