Funeral Direction Service Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals for professional licensure as funeral directors and as managers of funeral homes, cemeteries, and related services. Includes instruction in the sociology of death and dying, psychology of grief and grief counseling, history of funeral service, funeral direction, business law, funeral service law, funeral home management, accounting and related computer operations, and funeral services marketing and merchandising. Is Funeral Direction Service the right major for you?
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Funeral Direction Service Major

What Courses Do Funeral Direction Service Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Funeral Direction Service majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Accounting
  • Ethics
  • Finance
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
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