Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog

Mortuary Science AAS: Full-time


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Plan of Study 2020-2021

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Applied Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s appropriate placement scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.


First Year

 Fall Semester (17 credits)   Spring Semester (12 credits)
ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (EN)  -  3 credits     MORT 1100 Dynamics of Grief, Death and Dying  -  3 credits      
MATH 1010 Intermediate Algebra (QS)  -  4 credits     MORT 1200 Microbiological Studies for Mortuary Science  -  3 credits    
Communication (CM)     MORT 1500 Anatomic Principles for Mortuary Science  -  3 credits    
BIOL 1610 College Biology I (LS)  -  3 credits      HS 2050 Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Health Care (HR)  -  3 credits  or  
BIOL 1615 College Biology I Lab  -  1 credits         MKTG 1960 Professionalism in Business (HR)  -  3 credits    
MORT 1010 Introduction to Mortuary Science  -  3 credits        
       
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

 Summer Semester (11 credits)    
☐ MORT 1300 Pathology for Funeral Service  -  2 credits           
MORT 1400 Embalming I  -  3 credits        
MORT 1405 Embalming I Lab  -  1 credits        
MORT 1600 Thanatochemistry  -  2 credits        
MGT 2050 Legal Environment of Business  -  3 credits        
       
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC    

Second Year

Fall Semester (13 credits)   Spring Semester (14 credits)
ACCT 1250 Small Business Accounting  -  2 credits     MORT 2700 Mortuary Law and Ethics  -  3 credits    
MORT 2330 Funeral Service Psychology and Counseling  -  3 credits         MORT 2730 Funeral Home Management and Merchandising  -  4 credits    
MORT 2400 Embalming II  -  3 credits     MORT 2750 Funeral Directing  -  4 credits    
MORT 2405 Embalming II Lab  -  1 credits     MORT 2755 Funeral Directing Lab  -  1 credits    
MORT 2600 Restorative Art  -  3 credits     MORT 2770 National Board Exam Professional Review  -  2 credits    
MORT 2605 Restorative Art Lab  -  1 credits        
       
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

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