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FSE 296 Funeral Service Internship

5 credits
Preparation for a funeral service career is facilitated with on-site observation and participation. Instruction in equipment use, procedures, and functions in the daily operation of a funeral home occurs in affiliated clinical sites, as well as in lecture.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain OSHA’s hazard communication standard, formaldehyde standard, and blood borne pathogens standard
  • Define funeral terminology
  • Recognize needs within the accepted modes of disposition of human remains
  • Compare and contrast theoretical instruction with actual industry practice
  • Describe issues relating to death and funeralization
  • Identify procedures in the disposition of human remains
  • Apply skills gained through observation and practice within the funeral service profession

Total Hours: 110 (The hours for this course were previously listed in error; corrected 03/27/2018.) Lecture Hours: 20 Practicum or Internship Hours: 90