Curriculum

A.A.S. program consists of Semesters I, II, III (12 months / 47 total credit hours)

B.M.S. Program consists of Semesters I, II, III, IV (16 months / 62 total credit hours)

 

SEMESTER I
(Required for A.A.S. & B.M.S.)

Course No. Course Title Course Credits
SOC311 Social Aspects of Death and Dying 2
MGT315 Business Law and Ethics 3
MGT314 Funeral Service Management I 3
SCI318 Embalming Microbiology & Pathology 3
SCI316 Embalming Theory I 3
SCI317 Clinical Mortuary Practice I 1
Total Semester I Credits: 15

SEMESTER II
(Required for A.A.S. & B.M.S.)

Course No. Course Title Course Credits
SOC322 Professional Relationships in Funeral Service 2
SCI328 Restorative Art I 3
SCI328L Restorative Art I Lab
MGT324 Funeral Service Management II 3
SOC321 Historical to Contemporary Funeral Practices 3
MGT323 Cemetery & Cremation Fundamentals 2
SCI326 Embalming Theory II 3
SCI327 Clinical Mortuary Practice II 1
Total Semester II Credits: 17

SEMESTER III
(Required for A.A.S. & B.M.S.)

Course No. Course Title Course Credits
SOC331 Psychology of Grief 3
MGT334 Funeral Service Management III 3
SCI338 Restorative Art II 2
SCI338L Restorative Art II Lab
SCI336 Embalming Theory III 3
SCI337 Clinical Mortuary Practice III 1
MGT335 Mortuary Science Capstone 3
Total Semester III Credits: 15

SEMESTER IV
(Required for B.M.S. Only)

Course No. Course Title Course Credits
SOC442 Funeral Aftercare 1
SOC441 Death in Media and Literature 1
MGT443 Disaster Management 2
SCI446 Gross Anatomy 2
MGT444 Funeral Service Co-Op 6
MGT445 Funeral Service Seminar 3
Total Semester IV Credits: 15