Tuesdays, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Objectives: Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:
Cultural or Religious beliefs, customs and rituals surrounding death and dying.
Letter of Condolence
Obituary or Eulogy
Cultural beliefs, customs and rituals surrounding death and dying.
Religious beliefs, customs and rituals surrounding death and dying.
Memorial Photo Novella
Team Presentations 20%
Discussion Board (15 @ 2% each) 30%
Class Participation 10%
Final Examination 4%
Discussions on WebCT
Written Assignments on WebCT
Presentations in Class
Assignments: Assignments must be submitted by the due date or incur a 10% per day reduction in grade for that assignment. The due dates will be listed in the Calendar portion of the Syllabus and on the WebCT Calendar.
Attendance Policy: This is a hybrid course with class attendance required on Tuesdays from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, and additional work to be completed on WebCT.
MSU Student Honor Creed: “As an MSU student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else to do so.” See the Student Honor Creed in the MSU Student Handbook. Also see the Code of Student Conduct regarding Academic Dishonesty. It addresses cheating, collusion, and plageriarism.
Plagiarism: By enrolling in this course, the student expressly grants MSU a “limited right” in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The “limited right” shall include but shall not be limited to the right to reproduce the student’s work product in order to verify originality, and educational purposes.
Americans with Disabilities Act: Midwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's disability and complies with Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act in its admission, accessibility, and employment of individuals in programs and activities. MSU provides academic accommodations and auxiliary aids to individuals with disabilities, as defined by law, who are otherwise qualified to meet academic/employment requirements. For assistance, call (940) 397-4618 or (940) 397-4515. It is the student's responsibility to declare any disabilities. After declaration, preferably at the beginning of each semester, the student needs to contact individual instructors to determine any reasonable accommodations that may be required. Please see the instructor outside of class to make any arrangements involving special accommodations.