MORT 297 C Mortuary Computer Applications

Catalog Description

The course is designed to provide the mortuary science student with an overview of considerations relevant to the operation of the funeral home as a small business through the use of hands-on experience with appropriate mortuary science computer software, as well as the Federal Trade Commission Funeral Rule.

Required Course Resources

Textbook (at bookstore)

  • Klicker, Ralph L. Funeral Directing and Funeral Service Management, Thanos Institute, Buffalo, NY(2008). ISBN: 978-0-96479675-1

Course Outline (at bookstore and on Blackboard course site)

Handouts (provided by instructor on Blackboard course site)

Other materials as necessary located at the library or on the internet (Blackboard course site)

Blackboard Web-Enhancement

To access Blackboard you will need:

  • PC running Windows 98, 2000, XP, or Vista
  • MAC running Macintosh OS 9.x or OS X
  • At least 512 MB RAM , but more may be required for multiple applications or videos used in some courses
  • Internet connection via modem of 56k bps or faster
  • Recommended web browser: Firefox 2.0, 3.0 Internet Explorer 7 is supported; Internet Explorer 8 must be used in the compatibility mode
  • Word processing program