Oct 05, 2022  
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mortuary Science (PRE) Transfer Pathway (AS)

An Associate of Science transfer pathway with an emphasis in pre-Mortuary Science will prepare students for a program in Mortuary Science and a career in funeral service.

Suggested Course Plan by Semester  


Pathway Code: MOSC

General Education Requirements (47 hours)

Computer Literacy (3 hours)

Humanities (6 hours)

Complete courses from 2 Different Departments (ART, FOL, HIS, HUM, LIT, MIN, MUS, PHO, REL, THE) - Studio and Performance courses cannot be included.

For a list of course options click this link Humanities Elective(s) .

This pathway requires one of the requirements be met with either PHO 6447  Philosophy or PHO 6460  Ethics.

  • Philosophy or Ethics Course Elective - 3 hour(s) __________________________
  • Humanities Elective - 3 hour(s) _______________________________________

Social Sciences (6 hours)

Complete courses from 2 Different Departments (ANT, ECO, GEG, POL, PSY, SOC). For a list of course options click this link Social Science Elective(s)  

This pathway requires one of the electives be completed with PSY 6711  General Psychology.

  • Social Science Elective - 3 hour(s) ____________________________________

Science and Math (20 hours)

Complete 20 hours of Science/Math courses. Students have option of enrolling in BIO 4111   Principles of Biology or BIO 4119   Environmental Biology with Lab for their Biology option.  Other Science courses listed below are required for this pathway. 

Recommended Transfer Pathway Electives (15 hours minimum)*

The Associate of Science degree requires a minimum of 15 credits of pathway electives. Students should work with their advisor and transfer institution to determine the most appropriate coursework within this block. 

Minimum Hours for a Degree 62*

*A minimum of 62 hours is required to earn a Cowley degree; however additional credit hours may be outlined on the transfer pathway to meet the program requirements for a transfer institution. 

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program courses.