- HIST 357: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
- HIST 307: Genocide and Racism
This course explores the rise of the Nazis to power, their governance of Germany, their conquests and their defeat. Special emphasis will be placed on the Nazis' treatment of various minorities. The ideology and practical issues shaping the decisions and actions of both leaders and ordinary Germans will be examined. The Holocaust will be situated thoroughly in its contemporary context and understood through the eyes of perpetrators, victims, survivors and bystanders. (Cr. 3) Offered Spring 2011.
This course investigates the emergence of modern racism and its expression as genocide. In-depth examinations of the events in Armenia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Eat Timor, Cambodia and Darfur complement an exploration of the German attempt to annihilate certain groups like the Jews during World War II. Recommended for Education majors to satisfy state education laws in New York and New Jersey that require teaching of the Holocaust in all secondary schools. (Cr. 3). Offered Spring 2010.