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Death in America


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.

Class Hours: 
REA 0017 or REA 0011 or REA 0019 and  ENC 0025 or ENC 0021or ENC 0022 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher for each course) or appropriate placement test scores. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.
Course Type: 
Sociology: General