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HIS 2220 History of the Holocaust

Explores the 20th Century Holocaust as perpetrated by Nazi Germany. The course addresses the background, goals, progress, and historical context of the Nazi Holocaust.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: History
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Evaluate, with supporting evidence, the effectiveness of eye-witness accounts in conveying historical events by examining individual memoirs.
  • Procedures by which the Nazis implemented and first organized oppression, and ultimately the Holocaust. Explain, with supporting primary evidence, the steps by which the rights and priviledges of targeted groups were gradually restricted in Nazi Germany, as well as the ways in which such groups were eventually to be exterminated.
  • Evaluate and explain, with supporting primary evidence, the role of political, economic, intellectual, and philosophical realities in creating the Nazi Holocaust.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3