2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog


SOC 344 Sociology of Death

Studies sociological aspects of death and dying primarily in industrial societies, although some cross-cultural analysis will be presented. Emphasis on death as a societal and institutional phenomena; the ability/inability of certain societal institutions (medicine, family, religion) to adjust or adapt to death of a member will be critically evaluated. Prerequisite: SOC 101.

Credits

3