Death and the Human Experience

INTD-200 : Death and the Human Experience

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Services
Subject:
Social Services
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course examines the important place that death and dying hold in the human experience and the many ways in which people come to terms with this essential aspect of living. Students will learn about the impact of history, culture, religion and developmental status on understanding death and final rites and rituals. Contemporary ethical issues involved with death and technology will also be considered.