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Death in America

SYG
1361

This course probes mortality, its psychological and social consequences, and the problems it poses for modern Americans.  Combining history and recent research findings, the course illuminates such little-discussed issues as grief, euthanasia, suicide, life after death, the dying patient, widowhood, and the impact of the threat of world holocaust. This course satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirement. A grade of “C” or higher must be attained.

Credits: 
3.00
Class Hours: 
45.00
Prerequisite(s): 
Appropriate placement test scores or ENC 0025 and REA 0017 (completed with a grade of “C” or higher for each course).
Course Type: 
Sociology: General