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Course Descriptions

SOC 222: Sociology of Death and Dying

-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
-Completion of SOC 101 recommended

This course focuses on the sociological aspects of death and dying. These include historical changes in attitudes toward and causes of death, cultural diversity in the meanings and rituals surrounding death, coping with dying and grief, age differences in dealing with death, suicide, the death business, and legal issues regarding death. 3 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.