Funeral Directing (FD)

FD 101. Funeral Management/Merchandising. 6 Credit Hours.

The practices and procedures of establishing a funeral home are covered including personnel management, vital statistics, records and forms. Government regulations of OSHA, FTC and ADA are studied. An in-depth study of merchandising funeral goods including caskets and vaults is covered.
Prerequisites: Admitted to Funeral Directing program and Reading Proficiency.

FD 104. Funeral Service Law. 3 Credit Hours.

This course identifies the methods of disposing of human remains and the legal responsibilities of the funeral director. Principles of both mortuary and business law are covered from the local, state and federal level. Cemetery regulations, liability and pre-need are also studied.
Prerequisites: Admitted to Funeral Directing program and Reading Proficiency.