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Course Description

Graveyard shrouded in mist

An examination of theory, research, and issues in the psychology of death and dying. Emphasis is upon the cognitive operations used to process information about death and the influence of death constructs in daily life. Topics include the development of death concepts throughout the life-span, death anxiety in society, the needs of the dying person, the psychology of grieving, and unexpected losses such as deaths by suicide or miscarriage.

Additional Requirements

Prerequisite(s): 1 of FRHD*2270, PSYC*2310, PSYC*2740, or PSYC*2450

Assessment

Assessment Item Weight
Discussion Posts 20%
Reflection Paper  20%
Quizzes (6 x 5%) 30%

Group Project

  • Assignment Grade (25%)
  • PEAR Assessment (5%)
30%
Total 100%

Technical Requirements

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*Course details are subject to change.

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