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SOANĀ 248: Sociology of Dying, Death, and Bereavement

This class investigates death-related behavior from an American and cross-cultural perspective, seeking to understand patterns of social interaction surrounding and giving meaning to dying, death, and bereavement. Topics include: death meanings and anxiety, religion and death-related customs, the dying process, hospice as a social movement, biomedical issues, the funeral industry, death rituals, and the social understanding of the bereavement process. Offered periodically during Interim. Counts toward American studies major and family studies concentration.

American Studies

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...Religions SOAN 242 Contemporary Native American Issues SOAN 246 LGBTQA Lives and Issues SOAN 248...

Environmental Studies

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...National Park (off-campus) SOAN 222 Cultural Anthropology...following: 1.00 CHEM 248 & CHEM 254 Organic...

Middle Eastern Studies

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...to Modern Middle Eastern Studies REL 248 Judaism SOAN 235 Introduction to Islamic Feminisms Interim...