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Introduction to Thanatology

Course Code CETH-101
Course Name Introduction to Thanatology
Category Distance Learning
Description This course introduces you to thanatology; the study of death and dying. You will develop an understanding of the broad, interdisciplinary nature of thanatology and will explore personal attitudes and experiences of death. Current issues and topics in thanatology such as near death experiences, death in the arts and media and the business of the funeral industry will also be explored.

Textbook information:
CETH101: The Ultimate Challenge: Copying with Death, Dying, and Bereavement; Author: Hadad, Marilyn

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415 $326.01 Fall 2023 2023-09-12 2023-11-20
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425 $343.62 Winter 2024 2024-01-16 2024-04-23
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435 $326.01 Summer 2024 2024-05-14 2024-08-20
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