SOC 555 (01) - Death and Dying in America

Death and Dying in America

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Sociology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   72  
CRN: 16066
This course will explore a cultural and structural overview of death and dying in American society. Topics include the historical contexts of the care and treatment of the dying and the dead; attitudes toward death; bereavement over the life course; socialization to death; anticipatory grief and terminal illness; funeral rituals and their social functions; burial, mourning and grief practices; and suicide and assisted suicide. Cannot earn credit if previously taken SOC 597 "Special Topics: Death and Dying in America".
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Catherine Moran

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm MCC 220
Final Exam 12/19/2023 12/19/2023 T 10:30am - 12:30pm ONLINE
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