SW-404I : Death and Dying

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Work
Subject:
Social Work
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
A consideration of the current state of social science knowledge of the death and dying experiences of individuals and families. Students explore the individual and family dynamics of death, grief, and bereavement. Death rituals and practices of various belief systems are discussed as well as the belief system and cultural practices of students. Skills and techniques for coping and healing are also reviewed. 3 credits FULFILLS GLOBAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY REQUIREMENTS.