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Seminar on Professional Family History Research

Seminar on Professional Family History Research
Practicum in professional client research exploring advanced genealogical methodologies.
HIST
439
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHIST 217
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining HIST 439
Course Outcomes: 

Research Methods

Students will learn the key methods of family history research in US sources, to solve difficult research problems from the 1700s and 1800s.

Analyze Sources

Students will learn, on an advanced level, to analyze sources and read between the lines, to reconstitute complete families from records of the 1700s and 1800s in US sources.

Compile Research Reports

Students will be able to write and/or compile a variety of analytical research reports, in preparation for potential clients and employers who will hire them to conduct research on ancestral families.