2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUSE 280 - Death and Dying

3 CR
This is a psychosocial examination of death and dying in contemporary American society, although other societies at other time periods are considered. Medical, ethical, legal, and religious issues will be discussed. Instruction includes lectures, films, tapes, and a student position paper.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify attitudes toward death in modern, cosmopolitan societies.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of how public policy affects our dealings with dying and death.
  3. Identify issues and decisions related to the care of dying persons.
  4. Identify issues related to health care financing.