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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

SOCI 482 - Sociology of Death and Dying


Systematic study of the last stage of the life course from a sociological perspective. The social organization of dying and death across time and culture; in various institutional settings; as the result of social, political, and environmental factors; and as experienced by self and others, including the elderly and children.  A culminating experience–integrating theory, methods, and scholarly writing–is required.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: SOCI 300. CRQ: SOCI 301 or SOCI 302; and SOCI 377A or SOCI 377B; or consent of department.

Credits: 3