Holocaust Studies

Holocaust Studies is a one-semester course that describes the tragic mass murder of millions of Jews during the Nazi rule in Germany and its impact on the international community. In this course, students will trace the history of Jews living in Europe and the origins of anti-Semitism. Students will learn about the early life of Adolf Hitler and his rise to power. The course also describes how the Nazis exterminated the Jews and how the Jews resisted. Students will also learn about the liberation of the Jews and the impact of the Holocaust on the non-Jewish community. The course also covers the outcome of postwar trials.