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While our responses to death and dying would seem to be very personal and therefore individually determined, they are, in fact, greatly influenced by the beliefs of society. Therefore, this course will not only examine the physiology of death and dying, but will primarily emphasize the sociology of death and dying. Focus will be on social factors related to causes of death and routines and rituals related to dying, death, funeral and burial practices, and grieving.

Program: Sociology

Credit: 3

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SOC-395

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Sociology

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SOC-405

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SOC-407

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SOC-423

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Sociology

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SOC-436

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SOC-450

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