First Quarter

First Quarter

ACCT 325 ACCOUNTING I 

 

An introduction to the basic accounting principles, procedures, concepts and basic language used by employees and managers. 1 credit

BIOL 320 ANATOMY I 

 

An introduction to basic human anatomy, with special emphasis upon cells, tissues, organs, the skeletal system and its articulations, as well as various definitional terms. 2 credits

LEOB 305 BUSINESS LAW 

 

An introduction to the law and a basic overview of the American system of jurisprudence with emphasis upon business law and a study of the requirements, formation and enforcement of contracts. 2 credits

CHEM 320 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 

 

An introductory course focusing upon the basic principles of matter, atomic theory, periodic relationships and chemical reactions. 1 credit

COMM 310 SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS I 

 

An introduction to the art and science of communicating. This course will define communications and give students an understanding of the characteristics and elements involved in the communication process. A study of communications as it relates to the funeral service environment will be examined. 1 credit

FSSA 310 FUNERAL DIRECTING I 

 

An introduction to death certificates, burial permits and the various types of burial allowances available. Additionally, the student will become acquainted with the duties and responsibilities of the funeral director. 1 credit

BIOL 330 MICROBIOLOGY I 

 

An introduction to microbiology focusing upon definitional terms, classification and evolutionary history of microorganisms, the anatomy of bacteria, and environmental factors that favor the growth of bacteria. 2 credits

FSSA 301 FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS 

 

This course introduces the student to the role of the funeral director, specifically educating the families they serve of the various choices available, during the arrangement conference. 2 credits

PHIL 325 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS I 

 

A discussion class focusing upon the role of the funeral director, both ethically and morally, when dealing with colleagues as well as the families they serve. 1 credit

SOCL 405 SOCIOLOGY` 

 

An introduction to the study of culture, the nature of groups, rituals, institutions & their impact upon families in bereavement. 2 credits

FSSA 335 RESTORATIVE ART I 

 

In this course the student is introduced to the basic concepts,the study of the bones of the skull and face, the muscles of facial form and expression as well as subcutaneous tissues. 2 credits

FSSA 330 EMBALMING I 

 

An orientation and introduction to the art and science of modern embalming, covering its definition, necessity, legal, moral and sanitary aspects; a survey of the equipment, instruments and accessory embalming materials. 2 credits