Pre-Mortuary Science

Offered by Health Science Programs

The program to be followed by pre-mortuary science students is largely determined by the requirements of the state in which they will practice and the mortuary school they will attend.

The following is based upon the state of Nebraska requirements (60 credit hours required) and requirements for regional mortuary science programs:

Requirements
ACCT 250Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT 251Principles of Accounting II3
BIOL 211Human Microbiology4
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
ENG 102Academic Writing and Research3
FSID 160Personal Money Management3
PSY 203General Psychology3
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3
PSY 230Human Development3
or PSY 231 Abnormal Behavior and Society
Select one of the following:8
Introductory Chemistry
and Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
or
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
and
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
Suggested electives to complete a 60 hour program 124
Business Law I
Principles of Management
Organizational Behavior
Software Productivity Tools
Death and Dying
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Total Credit Hours60
1

When choosing electives, the student should check with the Mortuary Science Program to which he/she intends to apply in order to insure that all requirements are fulfilled. Also, the student should check the requirements of the state in which he/she plans to practice (if it is not Nebraska).