2021-2022 Catalog

PHI 220 Philosophy of Death and Dying (GT-AH3)

3 Credit hours      45 Contact hours

Explores the major philosophical questions surrounding death and dying, the metaphysical arguments for and against the existence of the soul, life after bodily death, the major ethical theories and their relation to issues of physician-assisted suicide, care for the dying, the grieving process, death as expressed in aesthetics and contemporary society, as well as the existential contributions concerning meaning of life and the meaning of death. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category.


Successful completion of CCR 092 (grade C or higher) or equivalent assessment scores.


This is a statewide guaranteed transfer course.