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skills; stay focused on their responsibilities as the ROTC battalion leadership and staff; continue to effectively lead their fellow Cadets and prepare them for future success; and last successfully graduate as a commissioned officer in the United States Army. Prerequisite: MLTS 401 Corequisite: MLTS 404 2 credits, Spring MLTS 403 & MLTS 404: Leadership Labs Cadets plan and execute special training activities throughout the academic year. These courses are taken concurrently with MLTS 401 and 402. Prerequisites: Enrollment in MLTS 401 and 402 1 credit, Fall, Spring

MORTUARY SCIENCE PARRIS J. BAKER, Ph.D., MSSA, Program Director Of all human experiences, none is more overwhelming in its implications than death. Presently, the number of openings for funeral directors, embalmers, and other funeral personnel exceeds the number of graduates in the mortuary science field, thereby providing a wealth of employment opportunities. The study of death and how individuals and our larger society prepare for this life event is filled with questions that are rooted at the center of our human experience. This journey of professional and personal discovery is multidisciplinary. Gannon University’s mortuary science curriculum is taught by a variety of professors from biology, business, psychology, sociology, social work, and health sciences. As a BS student in the Gannon University Mortuary Science Program you will receive excellent instruction, completing the first three years of your education at Gannon University and your fourth year at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science or another licensed institution of your choice. Vision Statement Preparing funeral service practitioners who touch people; offering dignity to the deceased and consolation to the survivors. Mission Statement To produce compassionate and competent funeral service practitioners who respect diverse cultural practices related to illness, dying, death, and care of the deceased and who know and practice the laws and ethics of the mortuary science profession. The ultimate mission of the program is to produce leaders in the field of mortuary across the United States and abroad. Motto Death does not end relationships.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS MORT 211: Introduction to Gerontology An overview of the study of gerontology. Examines aging in America, stereotypes, theories on aging, adult development, work and living environments, and selected problems of the elderly. This course has a service-learning component. 3 credits, Fall MORT 221: Human Behavior and the Social Environment I This is the introductory course to understanding human behavior from a multidimensional, biopsychosocial approach. Here we focus on the social environment and apply theoretical frameworks in order to put human behavior into perspective. In this course, students begin to study the person from a biological perspective, looking at the major systems of the human

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019