Introduction to Thanatology

Code: HEAL1500

Course description

This course introduces students to thanatology; the study of death and dying. Students will develop an understanding of the broad, interdisciplinary nature of thanatology and will explore personal attitudes and experiences of death. Current issues and topics in thanatology such as near death experiences, death in the arts and media, and the business of the funeral industry will also be explored.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
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Delivery
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Start Date: Jan. 15, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $384.48
 
End date: Apr. 23, 2019
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. Find out more about OntarioLearn courses and booking your exams.

Textbooks can be purchased from www.textnet.ca. No substitutions unless otherwise stated.

Required textbook(s):

Textbook title: The Ultimate Challenge: Coping with Death, Dying and Bereavement Author: Marilyn Hadad Publisher: Nelson Education Edition: ISBN: 9780176104337

Host college: CL

Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.