Sep 25, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

MTSC 215 Funeral Directing and Merchandising

This course introduces the student to the role of the funeral director, specifically in educating the families they serve of the various choices they have available. The curriculum is divided into two main sections. The first half of the course covers: basic services performed by the funeral director from first call to final disposition of the deceased; survey of ceremonies and procedures of various religious, fraternal and other organized groups; interprofessionals relationships with clergy, medical personnel and public agencies; the dual role of the funeral director as an effective caregiver and manager; business, social and ceremonial etiquette. The second half of the curriculum examines caskets, outer burial containers, and other funeral related products, methods of purchasing, pricing, display, and sale of funeral merchandise. Open only to matriculated Mortuary Science students.
Pre-requisite(s): BADM 200 Business Communications , BADM 110 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business I (Business Law I) , MTSC 210 Funeral Service Management .
Co-requisite(s): ACTG 100 Applied Accounting .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 4