Funeral Director's Program - Online

The Funeral Director’s Program - Online is designed to meet specific state or professional needs. It is not accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education. Students graduating from this program are not eligible to take the National Board Examination or any state board examination for which graduation from an ABFSE accredited program is required.

The Funeral Director’s Program - Online is currently only approved for those planning to practice in Texas, Louisiana, and Missouri.

CATEGORIES OF INSTRUCTION
 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (FSM) Quarter Hours
  Accounting 4
  Funeral Service Administration  3
  Funeral Service Management  3
  Funeral Service Merchandising  3
  Funeral Directing  2
  Small Business Management & Computers 6
  Professional Communications 3
  Capstone Review - Arts 1
Total Quarter Hours in Division 25
 SOCIAL SCIENCE (FS) Quarter Hours
  Funeral Service Counseling  2
  Funeral Service Sociology 2
  Grief Psychology  3
  History of Funeral Service 2
Total Quarter Hours in Division 9
 LEGAL, REGULATORY, and ETHICS (FS) Quarter Hours
  Business Law 4
  Funeral Service Ethics 1
  Funeral Service Law 2
Total Quarter Hours in Division 7
 
ONLINE CERTIFICATE PLAN BY QUARTER
Number
Course Title
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Contact
Hours
Credit
Hours

 Quarter 
One

 FS 104  Business Law
4
0
44
4
 FS 132  Counseling
2
0
22
2
 FS 113  Funeral Service Admin
3
0
33
3
 FS 102  History of Funeral Service
2
0
22
2
Quarter Totals
11
0
121
11
 
 
 
 
 Quarter
Two
 FS 101  Funeral Service Ethics
1
0
11
1
 FSM 203  Funeral Service Mgmt.
3
0
33
3
 FSM 402  Funeral Directing
2
0
22
2
 FSM 103  Small Business Mgmt. I
3
0
33
3
Quarter Totals
9
0
99
9

Quarter
Three

 FSM 104  Basic Accounting
4
44
4
 FS 142  Funeral Service Law
2
0
22
2
 FS 152  Funeral Service Sociology
2
0
22
2
 FSM 123  Professional Communications
3
0
33
3
Quarter Totals
 11
 0
121 
 11
 
 
 
 
Quarter
Four
 FSM 303  Funeral Service Merchandising
3
0
33
3
 FS 203  Psychology of Grief
3
0
33
3
 FSM 213  Small Business Mgmt. II
3
0
33
3
 FSM 411  Capstone Review - Arts
1
0
11
1
Quarter Totals
10
0
110
10
Total Funeral Directors' Program - Online
Contact
Hours
Credit
Hours
451
41