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History 205 & 206R

Introductory and religion elective family history courses at BYU.

Take Hist 205 for religion credit: Help gather Israel!

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Course Descriptions
  • HIST 205: Introduction to Family History Doctrine and Practice is a two-credit class that fulfills a religion elective. Designed for those with an interest in family history — no matter their skill level.
  • HIST 206R: Thematic and Regional Studies in Family History is a one-credit class open to all students no matter their experience in family history and genealogy. It covers genealogical research in a particular location or for a particular group.
HIST 205 & HIST 206 Schedule
Spring 2024 - HIST 205 (Religion Credit)
Summer 2024 - HIST 205 (Religion Credit)
Fall 2024 - HIST 205 (Religion Credit)
Fall 2024 - HIST 206R

Spring 2024 - HIST 205 (Religion Credit) - Register HERE

ProfessorHIST 205 Classes
Rebecca DeSchweinitzMW 10:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Christopher JonesTTh 12:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Summer 2024 - HIST 205 (Religion Credit) - Register HERE

ProfessorHIST 205 Classes
Jana GreenhalghMW 10:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Liz SnowTTh 12:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Fall 2024 - HIST 205 (Religion Credit) - Register HERE

ProfessorHIST 205 Classes
MW 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
MW 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
MW 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Liz SnowMW 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Liz SnowMW 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
Jenny PulsipherMW 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
Cacey FarnsworthTTh 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
Cacey FarnsworthTTh 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Cacey FarnsworthTTh 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Kelli AllenTTh 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Fall 2024 - HIST 206R - Register HERE

ProfessorSectionHIST 206R Classes
Liz SnowLatin AmericaM 3:00 - 3:50 p.m.
Jana GreenhalghLatter-day SaintT 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.

Join the Family History Program Email List

To learn more about activities and career opportunities in the Family History and Genealogy major and minor, subscribe to our email list. You don't need to be a major or minor to join the list. Send an email to cfhgoff@byu.edu and ask to be added to the list!
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Want to take the next step?

Enroll in History 217 – Family Historian’s Craft. This fulfills a GE social science requirement.
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Learn about employment opportunities at the Center for Family History and Genealogy.
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Declare a Family History Major or Minor.
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Join the Family History Club.

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