Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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FSE 300    Introduction to Funeral Service    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300, ENGWR 480, or ESLW 340
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the history of the funeral service industry and a comprehensive overview of the field of funeral service. Emphasis is on the role and skills of the funeral service practitioner. The course provides insight into the funeral service industry and the career opportunities available. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECN.SkeltonARC MAIN Online 10702Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECN.SkeltonARC MAIN Online 12651Textbook

FSE 310    Funeral Directing I    3 Units

Prerequisite: FSE 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: CHEM 130 and FSE 320
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education Program
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the general practices of funeral directing. It focuses on the sociological phenomena that affect all the elements of funeral service including cultural differences, family structures, and factors of change that relate to funeralization. It also includes notification of death, transfer and disposition of bodies, arrangement conferences, pre-planned funerals, and post-arrangement follow-up. Field trips may be required. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-54 hours which may include embalming, preparation, or documentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T03:30PM-05:20PMLECV.RoseARC MAIN HeEd 70210938Textbook
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FSE 320    Funeral Service Law and Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 130 and FSE 310
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education Program.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces law and the judicial system as they pertain to the funeral industry. Topics include sources of law, the legal status of the dead human body, the duty of burial, rights to control funeral arrangements and final disposition, liability for funeral expenses, torts involving the dead human body and the funeral director, wills, estates, probate, cemeteries, crematories, and state and federal laws and regulations. Personal and professional ethics that guide decisions and actions in the proper treatment of the dead are also included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th02:15PM-05:20PMLECV.RoseARC MAIN HeEd 70210942Textbook

FSE 335    Funeral Service Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ACCT 101 or 301
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education Program.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic principles of management as they apply to the practice of the funeral profession. The role and function of an effective manager are explored. Emphasis is placed on the management functions of planning, organizing, motivating, directing, and controlling. Specific areas of funeral service practice and managerial guidelines for those areas are covered. Additionally, management theory as it relates to funeral service practice is addressed. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

TBATBALECN.SkeltonARC MAIN Online 21175Textbook

FSE 350    Restorative Art    3.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: FSE 360 AND ACCT 101 or ACCT 301
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the techniques of creating an acceptable physical appearance of the deceased for the benefit of the survivors. Topics include the study of facial features, cosmetics, and restorative treatment for a variety of situations faced by the practitioner.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECN.SkeltonARC MAIN HeEd 702
W07:00PM-08:20PMLABN.SkeltonARC MAIN HeEd 70210940Textbook
M07:00PM-08:35PMLABN.SkeltonARC MAIN HeEd 70212627Textbook

FSE 360    Embalming I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: FSE 350 AND ACCT 101 or ACCT 301
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education program.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the phenomenon of death in the human body. It includes the processes of preservation, restoration, and sanitation in treating the dead human body. Field trips may be required. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-54 hours which may include embalming, preparation, or documentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECN.SkeltonARC MAIN HeEd 70210939Textbook
TBATBALABN.Skelton TBA TBA

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2018