MORT3021W: Funeral Service Psychology and Arrangements Theory

3 CreditsEnvironmentWriting Intensive

This course instructs students in grief psychology principles as they relate to funeral service, as well as principles underlying successful funeral arrangements. Coursework includes psychology, counseling, and communication principles, as well as an introduction to helping skills, communication techniques, and other tools to conduct funeral arrangements with diverse client families. Particular emphasis is placed on adapting these tools to a variety of arrangement factors, including disposition type, family dynamics, veteran status, and religious affiliation. Coursework is delivered and assessed via readings, lectures, in-class role-playing, writing-to-learn activities, quizzes, tests, discussions, qualitative research, and reflective writing assignments. Prerequisites: WRIT 1301, PSY 1001, COMM 3401 or COMM 3402

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B Average (3.153)Most Common: B+ (22%)

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