About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

The Holocaust is the greatest crime in human history. It has spawned international libraries of historical studies, religious and philosophical treatises, social science studies in psychology and other fields, novels, poems, and films to say nothing of art, monuments, and architecture.

In and of itself, the Holocaust is critical for an understanding of the depths of human experience through a variety of disciplines. But it also provides a way for understanding how practitioners of different disciplines, from history to anthropology to literature to film, approach the human experience through a crucial common theme.

The certificate provides social science and humanities majors with additional background for a number of career choices ranging from the study of law to human rights work to work in NGOs to library or museum employment or even international business.

Required Courses

Course substitutions are possible at the discretion of the director of the Center for Jewish Studies.

EUH 3033/JST 3930History of the Holocaust3
EUH 3930/JST 3930Holocaust Studies3
Holocaust-related courses in history and the social sciences6
Suggested Holocaust-related courses in literature and film6
Total Credits18

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