Church History and Doctrine

Introduction to Family History (Genealogy)

Introduction to Family History (Genealogy)
Introduction to the doctrinal significance, necessary skills, and available resources dealing with family history and genealogy.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteThis course is now being taught as HIST 205 and fulfills elective religion hours.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Outcomes: 

Factual: Family History Research

Be able to identify family history research problems and frame appropriate research questions.

Know the best methods for tackling a family history research problem.

Learn how to properly document your research.

Know how to use a personal family history database program.

Be familiar with the major genealogical web sites.

Conceptual: Doctrine of Family History

Learn and be able to explain the scriptural and doctrinal basis for family history work.

Learn the different ways that you can contribute to family history and genealogical work.

Application: Preparing Family Names for the Temple

Learn how toenter genealogical data, photos, and stories into FamilySearch.

Learn how to determine which persons need temple ordinances.

Learn how to submit names for temple ordinances.