Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

aPSY4003 Death and Dying [3].

This course examines the physical, social, and spiritual ramifications of death, including related topics of grieving for family and friends that remain. The use of theoretical approaches, examination of understandings and feelings about death, and integration of a Christian perspective of death and dying are emphasized. Special consideration is given to death throughout the developmental life cycle, including death of a child or adolescent as compared to the loss of an adult or elderly friend or family member.

Prerequisites: PSY1013G and PSY2013. Priority given to students in the Sociology/Child Life Specialist track.