FUNS 101 Principles of Funeral Service (Cr2) (2:0)
A review of the typical religious funeral customs associated with Judaism, Roman Catholicism, and Protestantism and strategies to enhance the relationships between the funeral director, the clergy, and the bereaved. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - ACCT101, BIOS160, BIOS202, BUSA152, CHEM135, CISC101 and PSYC221 all with C or better. Offered fall semester only.

FUNS 102 Introduction to Funeral Service (Cr4) (4:0)
An overview of the funeral service profession with an emphasis on professionalism, ethics, funeral history, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), current trends (pre-need and cremation), statistics, and relevant vocabulary. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - ACCT101, BIOS160, BIOS202, BUSA152, CHEM135, CISC101 and PSYC221 all with C or better. Offered fall semester only.

FUNS 105 Funeral Directing (Cr3) (3:0)
The procedures to be used by the funeral director to carry out the necessary functions associated with the notification of a death, transfer of human remains, arrangement conference counseling, visitation, funeral or memorial services, disposition, and post funeral services; funeral related financial resources (Social Security, Veteran's Administration, National Cemeteries, Armed Forces, Public Assistance, etc.) Restricted to Funeral students. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 201 Funeral Home Operations I (Cr4) (4:0)
The role and function of an effective funeral home manager with emphasis on entrepreneurial skills related to buying and selling a funeral home, succession planning, managing facilities, financial statements, financing, and consumer behavior. Restricted to Funeral students. Offered fall semester only.

FUNS 203 Pathology for Funeral Service (Cr3)(3:0)
Pathological changes affecting the human body, its structure, function, with particular emphasis on the implications these changes have on the embalming and/or restorative art process. Restricted to Funeral students. Offered fall semester only.

FUNS 210 Embalming Theory I (Cr3) (3:0)
Theoretical training in all phases of the embalming process, including an orientation and introduction to embalming, death, pre-embalming changes, embalming instrumentation, preparation of the body, selection of vessels, injection and drain-age techniques, dilution-distribution-diffusion, cavity treatment, and postmortem examinations. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - BIOS 160 (or BIOS204 and 254) and CHEM135. Offered fall semester only.

FUNS 212 Clinical Embalming I (Cr1) (0:3)
On-campus practical experience in all phases of the applied embalming process. Restricted to Funeral students. Coreq. - FUNS 210. Additional course fees: $75.00. Offered fall semester only.

FUNS 220 Embalming Theory II (Cr3) (3:0)
Theoretical training in all phases of the embalming process, including embalming chemicals and arterial solutions, specific embalming treatments, disaster management, the history of embalming, biohazardous waste disposal, OSHA standards, and case analysis; continuation of Embalming Theory I. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - FUNS 210. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 222 Clinical Embalming II (Cr1) (0:3)
A continuation of Clinical Embalming I. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - FUNS 212. Additional course fees: $75.00. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 231 Funeral Home Operations II (Cr2) (2:0)
Business principles related to pricing, promotion, personnel management, inventory control, computer usage, and merchandising & pricing of caskets, outer burial containers, and cremation urns, etc. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - FUNS 201. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 241 Field Study I (Cr1) (0:3)
This course provides a minimum of three hours per week of cooperative education in an approved funeral home, under the direction of a licensed funeral director; all phases of the embalming process. Restricted to Funeral students. Coreq. - FUNS 210. Additional course fees: $75.00. Offered fall semester only.

FUNS 242 Field Study II (Cr1) (0:3)
A continuation of Field Study I. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - FUNS 241. Additional course fees: $75.00. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 251 United States and Pennsylvania Funeral Law (Cr3) (3:0)
Basic business laws and principles associated with funeral contracts, negligence, tort liability, magistrates, state and local courts, disposition rights, probate, and Pennsylvania Funeral Director Law and the rules and regulations. Restricted to Funeral students. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 255 Cosmetology & Restorative Art (Cr3) (2:3)
Aspects of general art as applied to funeral service, anatomical modeling, facial expressions, familiarization with tools, materials and techniques necessary to reconstruct human features, color in cosmetics, and development of special laboratory skills. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - BIOS 160 or 254. Additional course fees: $85.00. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 280 Funeral Service Education Comprehensive Review (Cr1)(1:0)
A course designed as a review of the entire curriculum, culminating with an exam designed to prepare students for the national board or various state board examinations. Courses must be taken during the final semester of course work. Restricted to Funeral students. Prereq. - FUNS201 and 210. Offered spring semester only.

FUNS 291 Special Studies in Funeral Service (Cr1)
See statement on Special Studies. Offered on demand. Restricted to Funeral students.

FUNS 292 Special Studies in Funeral Service (Cr2)
See statement on Special Studies. Offered on demand. Restricted to Funeral students.

FUNS 293 Special Studies in Funeral Service (Cr3)
See statement on Special Studies. Offered on demand. Restricted to Funeral students.

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