Church History and Doctrine

The Eternal Family

The Eternal Family
Devoted to teachings on the Plan of Redemption and the central role of the family in that plan. The doctrine of the family is explored as it is taught throughout the standard works and in "The Family: A Proclamation to the World," as well as through the temple and saving ordinances and covenants.
 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 be enabled and inspired to understand, explain, promote, and defend the doctrine of the family.


Students will be prepared to evaluate questions and sources of information regarding the family in the light of scriptural and prophetic teachings.


Students will increase their understanding and testimony of the central role of the family in the plan of salvation as taught in the scriptures and the words of modern prophets-particularly "The Family: A Proclamation to the World."


Students will be enabled to follow the Holy Spirit as they apply the truths learned in this course to their own marriage preparation and eternal families.