Associate Degree in Funeral Service: Mortuary Science Classes


In addition to major core requirements consisting of funeral service courses, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of 24 credits in general education competencies.

General Education Core - 26 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX Writing Competency (WR) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
BIO 120 Human Biology 4
SCI 124 Humans and Disease 3
BIO 235 Microbiology 4

Non-Major Core Requirements - 9 credits

ASD 110 Intro to Library Research 0
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 101 Introduction to Management 3
PSY 315 Psychology of Death and Dying 3

Funeral Service Major Core Requirements - 30 credits

FNS 202 Funeral Service Management and Communications 4
FNS 205 Restorative Art 4
FNS 216 Funeral Service History and Merchandising 4
FNS 208 Funeral Service Law 3
FNS 218 Embalming I and Thanato-Chemistry 4
FNS 219 Embalming II 3
FNS 297 Funeral Service Internship 5
FNS 298 Funeral Service Seminar 3

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