Holocaust and Human Behavior

HST 6200 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines the events that led to the Holocaust, which raise profound moral questions about the consequences of one’s actions and beliefs and how we make distinctions between right and wrong, good and evil. Begins with an exploration of questions of identity in our lives today and then moves to questions of group membership in history. These sessions lay the foundation for an intensive examination of the steps that led to the Holocaust. Asks students to think about questions of judgment and memory, considering who bears responsibility for crimes against humanity and how to confront or memorialize the past. Concludes by challenging participants to reflect on questions about what it means to participate responsibly in a civil society.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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