SOCI 3393 N3

Special Topics in Death and Dying

A detailed examination into specific topics such as euthanasia/assisted suicide, grief and bereavement, children and death, suicide, religious and moral attitudes, AIDS, palliative care.

Instructor: Jeanette Auger
Prerequisites:
 SOCI 3363.
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


This course covers different contemporary themes within the Sociology of Death and Dying as selected by the student and through viewing a series of PowerPoint presentations. It is intended to enable you to conduct an in-depth examination of specific issues in this field, using a content analysis approach. As this course normally follows from SOCI 3363 (The Sociology of Death and Dying), it is assumed that you are already familiar with some of the key concepts in the discipline.