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PSY 345. Psychology of Death and Dying

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Psychological research and theory concerning death and dying rituals and practice. Multicultural rituals and practices.
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply a broad psychological background of theoretical and methodological approaches to compare death and dying processes (e.g., expression of grieving).
2. Integrate global awareness into issues of death and dying and compare how grieving and mourning is practiced in diverse ways and diverse cultures (e.g., rituals in various countries).
3. Examine death and dying from a life span psychological perspective (e.g., death of a child).

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