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BA in Family History—Genealogy (51–68 hours*)



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  1. Complete one course from the following in fulfillment of the university core First-Year Writing requirement:
      ENGL 150 : Writing and Rhetoric. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 150 : Writing and Rhetoric. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su; Honors also.
      DESCRIPTION: Processes of writing, reading, and research with an emphasis on argumentation and rhetorical analysis.
      NOTE: Fulfills General Education First-Year Writing requirement. Changing to Wrtg 150 beginning Fall 2010.

      HONRS 150 : Honors University Writing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      Honors University Writing.
      HONRS 150 : Honors University Writing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      Honors University Writing.
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su
      DESCRIPTION: University writing and critical reading designed for those with AP English credit or those intending to graduate with University Honors.
      PHIL 150 : Reasoning and Writing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PHIL 150 : Reasoning and Writing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su; Honors also.
      RECOMMENDED: Recommended for philosophy majors and minors.
      DESCRIPTION: Informal grammar, logic, and rhetoric as tools for reading and writing. Library research.
      NOTE: Fulfills GE First-Year Writing requirement. No course challenges accepted.


      Note: Waivers based on Advanced Placement (AP) or other test scores do not apply to this requirement. Students with AP credit for Engl 115 should take Engl 150, Honrs 150, or Phil 150.
  2. Complete one course from the following in fulfillment of the university core Advanced Languages requirement:
      An approved culminating foreign language course.
      HONRS 250 : Math Modeling--Toward a Personal Understanding of the World. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      Math Modeling--Toward a Personal Understanding of the World.
      HONRS 250 : Math Modeling--Toward a Personal Understanding of the World. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      Math Modeling--Toward a Personal Understanding of the World.
      DESCRIPTION: Developing skills in arriving at quantitative models for the world as we see it. Some math skills reviewed and some new ones introduced.
      PHIL 305 : Predicate Logic. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp on demand.
      PREREQUISITE: Phil 205.
      DESCRIPTION: History and use of predicate logic; evaluating arguments with counterexamples and proofs; informal mathematical proofs.
      NOTE: Fulfills GE Languages of Learning requirement.

      STAT 221 : Principles of Statistics. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 221 : Principles of Statistics. (3:3:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su
      PREREQUISITE: Math 110 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Stemplots, boxplots, histograms, scatterplots; central tendency, variability; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing involving one and two means and proportions; contingency tables, regression; computer package.
      NOTE: Honors and Independent Study also.


      Note: These courses, and their prerequisites, impart linguistic or quantitative skills advantageous to historical research.
  3. Complete one course from the following:

  4. Complete the following:
      HIST 200 : The Historian's Craft. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 200 : The Historian's Craft. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su
      DESCRIPTION: History within the broader framework of liberal education; nature of history; questions historians ask; skills and resources needed to study, understand, and write history.
      NOTE: Required of all history majors.

      HIST 400 : The Family and the Law in American History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 400 : The Family and the Law in American History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W
      DESCRIPTION: The interaction of families with law and government as illustrated in original American sources; individual family histories reconstructed in the broader perspective of history.

      HIST 433 : Writing Family Histories. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 433 : Writing Family Histories. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F; Independent Study also.
      DESCRIPTION: Selecting themes and sources, and determining issues to be dealt with.

      HIST 480 : Seminar on Professional Family History Research. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 480 : Seminar on Professional Family History Research. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W
      DESCRIPTION: Practicum in professional client research, report-writing, family history publishing, bookkeeping procedures, and running a family history business.

      HIST 490 : Capstone Research Seminar. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HIST 490 : Capstone Research Seminar. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su
      PREREQUISITE: Hist 200.
      DESCRIPTION: Research seminar; critical, analytical, and writing skills in preparation of a senior thesis.
      NOTE: Required of all history majors.

      REL C 261 : Introduction to Family History (Genealogy). (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      Introduction to Family History (Genealogy).
      REL C 261 : Introduction to Family History (Genealogy). (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      Introduction to Family History (Genealogy).
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su
      DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the doctrinal significance, necessary skills, and available resources dealing with family history and genealogy.
      NOTE: Honors also.
      REL C 293R : Specialized Studies in Family History (Genealogy). (1-2:Arr.:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      REL C 293R : Specialized Studies in Family History (Genealogy). (1-2:Arr.:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su
      PREREQUISITE: Rel C 261.
      DESCRIPTION: Using documents from specific regional and organizational sources to identify ancestors and submit their names for temple ordinances.

                   : British Family History.
                   : Germanic/Slavic Family History.
                   : Hispanic Family History.
                   : LDS Family History.
                   : Native American Family History.
                   : Scandinavian Family History.
                   : Southern European Family History.
                   : United States and Canada Family History.


      Note: For majors Hist 200 is considered a prerequisite for all 300- and 400-level courses. It must be completed no later than the sophomore year or in the first semester/term after the major is declared. Hist 200 and 490 combined satisfy the university core Advanced Written and Oral Communications requirement.
  5. Complete two courses from the following:
  6. Complete one course from the following:

  7. Complete the following:

  8. Complete a minimum of 3 hours of the following:

  9. Complete one course from the following:

  10. Complete one course from the following:

  11. Complete one additional course from section 5 or 6 above.

Recommended

    HIST 201 : World Civilization to 1500. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    HIST 201 : World Civilization to 1500. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su; Honors also. Independent Study also.
    DESCRIPTION: World civilization from Greek antiquity to Renaissance; explores fundamental questions in the human experience, examines formative events in history, and seeks to teach value of important texts.

    HIST 202 : World Civilization from 1500. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    HIST 202 : World Civilization from 1500. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    OFFERED: F, W, Sp, Su; Honors also.
    PREREQUISITE: Hist 201.
    DESCRIPTION: World civilization from Renaissance to present; explores fundamental questions in the human experience, examines formative events in history, and seeks to teach value of important texts.


    Majors are strongly encouraged to minor in a field that further enhances their preparation for employment or graduate school. Consult with faculty.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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