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Family History - Genealogy Minor

Last updated August 7, 2014

​​​​1. Complete the following:

  • HIST 217: The Family Historian's Craft
  • HIST 317: The Family and the Law in American History
  • REL C 261: Introduction to Family History (Genealogy)*
  • REL C 293R: Specialized Studies in Family History (Genealogy)*

2. Complete 2 Courses (6 Credit Hours from the following:

  • HIST 280 : Northern US Family, Local, and Social History Research Since 1790
  • HIST 281 : Southern US Family, Local, and Social History Research Since 1790
  • HIST 282 : Colonial US Family, Local and Social History Research
  • HIST 350 : British Family, Local and Social History Research
  • HIST 351 : Germanic Family, Local, and Social History Research
  • HIST 352 : Scandinavian Family, Local, and Social History Research
  • HIST 353 : Southern European and Latin American Family, Local, and Social History Research
  • HIST 354 : Slavic Family, Local, and Social History Research
  • HIST 390R : Special Topics in History
  • HIST 396 : Historical Narrative: A Writing Workshop
  • HIST 434 : Computers in Family Historical Research and Publication

3. Complete one course from the following:

  • HIST 420 : Latin Language Handwriting and Documents
  • HIST 421 : English Language Handwriting and Documents
  • HIST 422 : Germanic Language Handwriting and Documents
  • HIST 423 : Slavic Language Handwriting and Documents
  • HIST 424 : Romance Language Handwriting and Documents
  • HIST 425 : Scandinavian Language Handwriting and Documents

4. Complete one course from the following social and cultural history courses. Seek faculty advice in choosing electives:

  • HIST 244 : Jewish History: A.D. 70 to the Present
  • HIST 290 : Nature and History: The Earth's Environmental Past
  • HIST 318 : European Women's History
  • HIST 319 : The Family in Europe
  • HIST 320 : Society in Europe
  • HIST 358 : Gender and History in Latin America
  • HIST 378 : American Family History
  • HIST 379 : U.S. Religious History to 1860
  • HIST 380 : U.S. Religious History Since 1860
  • HIST 384 : United States Women's History

5. Complete one course (3 credit hours) from the following advanced skills courses:

  • HIST 434 : Computers in Family Historical Research and Publication
  • HIST 439 : Seminar on Professional Family History Research
  • HIST 496R : Academic Internship: Family, Local, and Social History

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements