Church History and Doctrine

The Doctrine and Covenants

The Doctrine and Covenants
Origin, content, and teachings of the Doctrine and Covenants. Covers Sections 77 through Official Declaration 2.
 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 & Covenants 77 through Official Declaration 2.


Students will be able to analyze and evaluate the validity and reliability of historical and doctrinal source material.


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 77 through Official Declaration 2 in historical context, identify gospel truths, and explain their application.