Are you curious about your family’s history? Have you ever wondered about your ancestors’ lives? Our university course is a perfect starting point. In just two credits, you’ll learn the basics of genealogy and family history.
What You’ll Learn: Our experienced instructors will teach simple methods to preserve living memories. You’ll also learn to use tools like FamilySearch Family Tree and RootsMagic software. These skills will help you trace your family tree effectively. As you progress through the course, each module reveals a new chapter of your family’s history. The curriculum explores the basics, examines family records, and lets you listen to oral histories when available. Using FamilySearch.org and RootsMagic, you’ll discover all the exciting family stories.
What to Expect: By the end, you’ll know the names and dates that make up your family’s history. Besides being a course that fulfills your BYU religion elective requirements (if you are a current university student), this course is a unique opportunity to connect with your past. Hear your ancestors’ voices and become part of a story that spans centuries.
Why Join: This course is designed to be easily understandable and offers a chance to explore your roots. Sign up for this class and start your journey into the past!