Upper Iowa University offers a minor in Mortuary Science for students who are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree prior to attending a Mortuary Science licensure program. The minor provides background science and psychology classes helpful as prerequisites for mortuary science training. The Mortuary Science minor is a good complement for students majoring in Business or Psychology in preparation for becoming a mortuary science professional. Please note UIU does not grant mortuary science licenses.
Choosing a minor field of study is optional. A minimum of 15 semester hours of separate identifiable semester credits must be earned for each minor that is declared. The same course may not be used in a major and a minor or among multiple minors unless the course is a required course (not part of a “select” area) in both the major and the minor or among multiple minors.
- BIO 135 Principles of Biology I (4 credits)
- BIO 210 Microbiology (4 credits)
- BIO 268 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
- CHEM 151 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
- CHEM 152 General Chemistry II (4 credits)
- PSY 190 General Psychology (3 credits)
Plus One of the Following (3 credits):
- PSY 321 Death and Dying
- PSY 355 Skills and Strategies in the Helping Profession
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