SRJC Course Outlines

8/10/2022 3:13:03 AMPSYCH 56 Course Outline as of Summer 1987

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PSYCH 56Title:  DEATH & DYING  
Full Title:  Death & Dying
Last Reviewed:12/9/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PSYCH 6

Catalog Description:
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In-depth analysis of traditional and contemporary psychological perspectives on death and dying. Emphasis on theories and studies of the dying process, social factors affecting death and dying and patterns of adaptive and maladaptive bereavement.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
In-depth analysis of traditional & contemporary psychological perspectives on death & dying.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 ELifelong Learning and Self DevelopmentFall 1981
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Students completing this course will be able to comprehend and
demonstrate basic knowledgeability in the following areas.  They will
also be expected to apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate their
knowledge and comprehension of the areas.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Stages of Living and Dying
 2.  Spiritual Perspectives
 3.  Suicide
 4.  Patterns of Dying
 5.  Hospice
 6.  Mortuary Visit
 7.  Facing Terminal Illness
 8.  Dreams of Death
 9.  Infant Loss
 10. Cultural Perspectives
 11. Grief and Loss
 12. Aids
 13. Ethics and Personal Choices

Assignments:
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Homework will also be required in the form of reading, writing,
and assignments outside of class. Approximately 2 hours of homework
for each hour of lecture.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
75 - 90%
Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  DeSpelder and Strickland
   THE LAST DANCE: ENCOUNTERING DEATH AND DYING.
 Schiff
   THE BEREAVED PARENT.
 LeShan
   LEARNING TO SAY GOODBYE: WHEN A PARENT DIES.

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