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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MTSC 105 Burial Customs

This course examines ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary burial customs. Historical, sociological, religious and cultural perspectives are studied. Special emphasis is placed on the emergence of the American funeral service. Topical areas of discussion include western attitudes toward death and dying, funeral service organizations and associations, the history of embalming and specialized religious and fraternal services. Open only to matriculated Mortuary Science students.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3