Associate Degree in Funeral Service Program

Funeral Service Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all Funeral Service Program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the responsibilities in conducting arrangement conferences with families, the transfer of remains, cremation, and accommodate different religious practices of various faiths.
  • Apply the techniques restoring and recreating areas of the body which have been distorted by disease or traumatic injury.
  • Identify the historical basics of marketing and merchandising in the funeral service profession.
  • Explore the psychological impact of death and how it affects the funeral service practitioner.
  • Introduce the elements of the rights, duties, and responsibilities as it pertains to business law and the funeral service practitioner.
  • Demonstrate proper techniques in the safe preparation of human remains including the use of universal precautions, handling communicable diseases, and embalming both autopsied and un-autopsied remains.

Additionally, graduates will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes of the general education components.

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