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Church History
CHURCH HISTORY
CLASS CODE: REL 342H CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: HONORS PROGRAM
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Religion requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A study of the history and development of the Church from 1844 to the present.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The trek west and the establishment of the Church in the western United States under the administrations of the living prophets up to the present day; including leaving Nauvoo, settlement of the Great Basin, the Utah War, the coming of the railroad, polygamy and statehood, the Manifesto, the dawn of a new century up to the present day.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Increase understanding and retention of historically significant individuals, events, and places.
2. Understand patterns and connections between historical events, including their relationship to current Church principles and practices.
3. Understand the revelations of the continuing restoration in their historical context.
4. Develop research interests and skills related to life-long learning in church and family history.
5. Understand the significant role of prophets and their teachings in complex historical settings.
REQUIREMENTS: Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
PREREQUISITES: Student must have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA to take an Honors course.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003