Study of dying, death, and bereavement in American society. Topics include
the social meaning of death, the dying process, a developmental approach to
understanding death attitudes, and the funeral as an expression of bereavement.
A unit on personal coping focuses on personal death awareness, children and
dying, and the hospice approach. Formerly listed as PSY 250, not open to students
who have successfully completed PSY 250. Prerequisite: PSY* 111.