PSY* 210
PSY* 111; a grade of C- is the passing grade for this pre-requisite

This course examines contemporary and cultural attitudes toward death and dying, and the process of grief and loss. Students are provided with the opportunity to understand the approach toward death from psychological, sociological, moral, and ethical perspectives. A number of issues of the multifaceted concept of death are explored including: death of children, death due to accidents, factors that precipitate death, the personal struggle of the terminally ill, and the impact of death on the family and significant others. The ethical issue of terminating life is also explored.