Fourth Quarter

Fourth Quarter

BIOL 440 ANATOMY IV 

 

A continuation of Anatomy III. Emphasis is placed upon the anatomy and functions of the digestive, respiratory, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems. 1 credit

BIOL 445 ANATOMY LABORATORY II 

 

Utilizing a human anatomical specimen, the student will be expected to correctly identify the major parts and structures of the heart and internal organs.

This course is conducted at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. 1 credit

LEOB 415 BUSINESS LAW III 

 

An introduction to the law regarding various forms of business organization including agency, partnership, incorporation and ownership and possession of property. 2 credits

MGSC 425 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT II 

 

This course focuses upon the responsibilities and functions of a manager, with special emphasis on managerial guidelines specific to funeral service. 1 credit

CHEM 440 EMBALMING CHEMISTRY 

 

An introduction to Embalming Chemistry. Discussions encompass decomposition and embalming, including the composition, function, and precautions necessary when using chemical fluids during the embalming process. 1 credit

COMM 420 ETIQUETTE 

 

This course introduces and examines contemporary etiquette practices. It focuses on the business, social, and ceremonial field of manners and behavior. Etiquette and decorum relevant to the funeral service profession is examined. 1 credit

FSSA 440 EMBALMING IV 

 

This course focuses upon the transfer and embalming of contagious and infectious cases with some consideration of the techniques of "waterless" embalming. 1 credit

FSSA 441 EMBALMING LABORATORY II 

 

This course is a continuation of Embalming Laboratory I, involving the practical application of the principles and techniques of modern embalming procedures in a controlled laboratory environment. The student is afforded maximum opportunity for learning through direct contact.

This course is conducted at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. 1 credit

FSSA 420 FUNERAL DIRECTING IV 

 

This course examines the Federal Trade Commission's Funeral Rule, as well as the major funeral service associations. 2 credits

BIOL 450 MICROBIOLOGY IV 

 

A continuation of Microbiology III, focusing upon viruses, fungi, protozoa and helminths. 2 credits

BIOL 475 PATHOLOGY III 

 

This courses is intended to inform the student of the relationship between the cause of death and its impact upon the embalming procedure. 2 credits

FSSA 445 RESTORATIVE ART IV 

 

The importance and use of color in its application to restorative art and funeral service is studied, including the Prang System of color combinations and harmonies both in pigments and illumination. 1 credit

FSSA 346 RESTORATIVE ART LABORATORY II 

 

Development of the skills acquired in Restorative Art Laboratory I are enhanced. Students are issued a Plaster of Paris skull, with which the student is required to model, in clay, a photograph of their choosing. 1 credit

PSYC 355 FUNERAL SERVICE COUNSELING  

 

This course acquaints the student with the nature and various approaches to counseling, as well as recognizing when a family member requires the assistance of one specifically trained in psychology. 2 credits

MGSC 426 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 

 

An introductory course utilizing Microsoft Windows and various programs specific to funeral service. 1 credit