SOCI 389

Death and Dying

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: SOCI 488

Sociological approaches to death and dying, emphasizing cross-cultural differences in the construction of the meaning of death and dying, the rituals accompanying these processes, and their legal, economic and political aspects. The course also focuses on how death is accounted for and processed by state and health agencies.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 389, SOCI 488.


Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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