Knowledge of family history sources in southern US research
Students will be able to demonstrate content knowledge of historical sources for the United States, as well as those peculiar to each of the Southern States, including primary and secondary sources located in libraries, archives, online, and filmed resources.
Familiarity with the Family History Library in Salt Lake City
Students will be able to use family history sources, primary and secondary, on film or otherwise, at the world's largest genealogical repository, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Competence in genealogical research reports
Students will be able to produce clear, well-written genealogical research reports demonstrating a high level of critical thinking in pedigree analysis and genealogical evidentiary analysis.
Competence in writing compiled lineages
Students will be able to produce well-written compiled lineages that incorporate the historical background of the time, relating histories of individual families to larger historical processes.