Introduction to Family History Doctrine and Practice
History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Introduces basic genealogy and family history doctrine and genealogical methodology, emphasizing living memory, preservation, FamilySearch Family Tree, software, and citation.
Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)
This course partially fulfills the religion elective requirement. Offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.
Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the connection between the Savior's atonement, family history work, and temple worship.
Policies and Procedures for Temple Work
Students will understand the policies and procedures related to submitting ancestral names for proxy temple ordinances.
Students will understand the history of Latter-day Saint genealogical and temple practices, doctrines, and beliefs.
Students will learn practical skills that help them turn their hearts to their ancestors, including practical skills in family historical/genealogical research and citation, methodology, record preservation, and writing.