Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

GER 330 Death, Dying, and Bereavement


This course offers a broad overview of the psychological aspects and individual and societal attitudes of death and dying in our society. Topics include attitudes toward and preparation for death; the understanding of and care for terminally ill patients; funeral rituals; burial, mourning, and grief practices; grief counseling; suicide and euthanasia. Readings and classroom activities will be supplemented by students’ self-exploration and writing on feelings, attitudes, and beliefs about death.

3 credit hours