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MCC Mortuary Science Program

Mortuary Science Curriculum

Important: MCC recently updated the BSAD course designator for its business courses to either BUSN or ACCT. Please refer to the Business Course Crosswalk (PDF) to determine the name of the new BUSN or ACCT course that will fulfill the BSAD requirement on your degree plan.

Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50. This includes all undergraduate college courses taken.
  • Human Anatomy and Accounting must have been taken within the last 4 years to transfer to KCKCC.
  • All General Education requirements (37 hours) must be completed with a "C" grade or better prior to acceptance into the program.
  • Students entering in Fall of 2014 will need to submit a letter of recommendation from a licensed Funeral Director or submit an investigation questionnaire.

Offered at Kansas City Kansas Community College, Coordinated at MCC

A.A.S. Mortuary Science

A.A.S. Mortuary Science (PDF)

Specific Program Requirements
Must be taken at one of the MCC campuses
COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
BIOL 110 Human Anatomy and Lab 5
BIOL 208 Microbiology 5
BSAD 101 Accounting Principles I 3
BSAD 204 Business Management 3
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
ENGL 102 Composition and Reading II 3
MATH 100 Mathematics for Business 3
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
PSYC 230 Death and Dying 3
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
PHIL 100
PHIL 203
Introduction to Philosophy ~or~
Specific Program Requirements
Must be taken at Kansas City Kansas Community College
MTSC 101 Orientation to Funeral Service 2
MTSC 105 Mortuary Law 3
MTSC 108 Mortuary Chemistry 3
MTSC 110 Restorative Art 4
MTSC 201 Pathology 3
MTSC 205 Embalming Theory 4
MTSC 210 Mortuary Management 3
MTSC 212 Funeral Service Merchandising 3
MTSC 225 Funeral Service Counseling 3
MTSC 240 Mortuary Science Practicum I 3
MTSC 241 Mortuary Science Practicum II 3
Total Credit Hours Required 72