Course Detail: WTGN016 - Tracing Immigrant Origins

This 45-hour course meets online for 5.6 hours per week over an eight-week period. As a result of this course, students will be able to Apply proven genealogical research methods for locating an immigrant ancestor's origins; demonstrate the use of sound evidence and appropriate and acceptable sources for immigrant research; and develop writing that objectively presents information, forms hypotheses and conclusions from the research, and supports those conclusions with evidence, analysis, and reasoning.

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Course Pre-requisites
Intro to High-Tech Genealogy

 Session Information: 24SU-WTGN016-01

Schedule: Course Dates: May 21 thru July 19, 2024; You DO NOT access the course through Ignore the instructions at the bottom of the confirmation email to set up a Canvas account. The Canvas login is The course is 100% online, available every day, 24/7, and self-paced using Canvas. There are no required days or meeting times. Refer to Canvas and instructor's specified assignment due dates.
Times: 12:00am-12:00am MDT
Cost : $425.00


Tracing Immigrant Origins 016: Required Textbooks: A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Immigrant and Ethnic Ancestors, 2nd edition, revised and updated by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack (Salt Lake City, Utah: Scattered Leaves Press, 2022). 160 pp., illus., bibs. $15. Email to order. This is an e-book (PDF) and will be emailed to you within 24 hours after purchase. The Elements of Genealogical Style: A Simplified Style and Citation Manual for Writers of Genealogies and Family Histories, revised edition, by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, MFA, CG, (Salt Lake City: Scattered Leaves Press, 2020), which is available as a PDF that will be emailed to you for $10. Order from Note: If you do not have the revised edition, you will need to order it for this class.


Name Additional Resources
Sharon Carmack
Mykel Severson

Class Location

SLCC Online
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Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of 100.00% will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 2 days of the start of this session.