Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Major

Description: A program that generally prepares individuals for careers in the funeral service industry and for licensure as funeral service directors or morticians. Includes instruction in the basic elements of mortuary science and the business, counseling, and operational aspects of funeral service. Is Funeral Service and Mortuary Science the right major for you?
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Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Major

What Courses Do Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Funeral Service and Mortuary Science 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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