2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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SOCY 206 - Sociology of Death and Dying


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 3

This course uses the sociological perspective to explore the group and individual response to death, dying, and bereavement within society. Students will examine the consequences and effects of death at the cultural, religious, family, and community levels and will learn the social process experienced during the dying process. Topics will include: America’s Death System, War and Terrorism, Suicide, Euthanasia, Aging and the Elderly, Sociology of the (Dying) Body, Economies of Death, and the process of Bereavement and Grief. Prerequisite: R



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