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Funeral Director with FamilyPre-mortuary Science Transfer Degree Program

Students interested in Mortuary Science are encouraged to select courses with the requirements of the mortuary science college in mind.  Requirements for licensure in the Mortuary Science field vary from state to state.  Since course requirements for mortuary science programs vary, students should review the specific program requirements of the college in which they plan to transfer.  The following courses are general education requirements found at most mortuary science colleges.

Most students who decide to major in Pre-mortuary Science at a four-year institution will plan a course of study that will lead to an Associate in Science Degree.

Recommended Courses

    Credit Hrs.
ENGL-101 English Composition I 3
ENGL-102 English Composition II 3
SPCH-111 Public Speaking 3
BIOL-101 General Biology 5
BUSN-171 Financial Accounting 3
COMP-162 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
BIOL-203 Anatomy and Physiology 5
BIOL-204 Microbiology 5
PSYC-101 General Psychology 3
HUMN-104 Introduction to Philosophy 3
or    
HUMN-180 Introduction to Ethics 3


To complete an associate degree the program emphasis credit hours and the general education credit hours, which must be taken from the list approved by the General Education Committee, must total at least 64 credit hours.  Also see specific curriculum guide for program emphasis.  Certain general education courses are preferred for different programs.