Church History and Doctrine

The Doctrine and Covenants

The Doctrine and Covenants
Origin, content, and teachings of the Doctrine and Covenants. Covers Sections 1 through 76.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteAlso offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Outcomes: 


Students will know key people, places, events, contexts, revelations, and doctrine related to Doctrine and Covenants 1-76.


Students will be able to analyze and evaluate the validity and reliability of historical and doctrinal source material in Doctrine and Covenants 1-76.


Students will learn "by study and also by faith" how to develop greater faith in Jesus Christ, and a testimony of the prophetic calling of Joseph Smith and the restoration of the gospel.


Students will develop the capacity to study D&C 1-76 in historical context, identify gospel truths, and explain their application.