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Our free online courses offer a variety of classes from self-improvement, to academic subjects. While free courses are not for credit, they’re a great way to learn something new at no cost to you! So whether you’re looking to better understand personal finance, learn how to build your family tree, or just try out our site before enrolling, our free courses are a valuable resource.
 

Recommended Free Courses

 

Family History / Genealogy — Introductory

FHGEN 070 — Introduction to Family History Research
FHGEN 075 — Writing Family History
FHGEN 080 — Helping Children Love Your Family History
 

Family History / Genealogy — Record Type

FHREC 071 — Family Records
FHREC 073 — Vital Records
FHREC 076 — Military Records
 

Family History / Genealogy — Regional and Ethnic

FHFRA 071 — French Research
FHGER 071 — Germany Research
FHHUG 071 — Huguenot Research
FHSCA 073 — Scandinavia Research
 

Family Life

FAMLF 071 — Strengthening Marriage and Family: Proclamation Principles and Scholarship
FAMLF 072 — Free! Building A Functional Family: Essential Elements
FAMLF 075 — Dating: Romance And Reason
 

Family Life — Parenting

PARNT 074 — Rearing Responsible and Righteous Teens in a Wicked World
 

Gardening

GARD 071 — Planning And Preparing Your Garden
GARD 072 — Growing Vegetables, Fruits, And Nuts
 

History and Government

CIT 070 — The Citizen's Guide to American Politics
 

Mathematics

MATH 071 — Basic Arithmetic, Part 1
MATH 072 — Basic Arithmetic, Part 2
MATH 073 — Basic Arithmetic, Part 3
MATH 074 — Basic Arithmetic, Part 4
 

Personal and Family Finance

PFIN 070 — Marriott School of Management: Personal Finance
PFIN 075 — Student Finance
 

Personal Development

ESL 071 — English as a Second Language--Chinese Speakers
ESL 072 — Basic English for Spanish Speakers
PDEV 075 — Self-Discipline
PDEV 076 — Honesty
PDEV 077 — Trust
PDEV 080 — Study Skills
 

Recreation

REC 076 — Bowling
REC 077 — Intermediate Swimming
 

Religion - Teachings of the Living Prophets

PROPH 071 — The Living Prophets
 

Religion - The Book of Mormon

BM 071 — 1 Nephi 1 through Alma 30
BM 072 — Alma 30 through Moroni
 

Religion - The Doctrine and Covenants

DC 071 — Sections 1 through 87
DC 072 — Sections 88 through Official Declaration 2
 

Religion - The Joseph Smith Translation

JST 071 — The Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible, Part 1
 

Religion - The New Testament

NT 071 — The New Testament (nt 71)
NT 072 — The New Testament (nt 72)
NT 080 — The Writings of John: The Gospel
 

Religion - The Old Testament

OT 071 — Genesis 1-50

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