Apr 12, 2024  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

SOCI 582 - 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: Graduate standing in Sociology or consent of department.

Credits: 3