2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHIST 3315 Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

This course attempts to identify the factors that led to the rise of Hitler and the implementation of the Nazi genocide against the Jews. The roots of modern Anti-Semitism; the political, cultural and psychological factors that helped propel the Nazis to power; the relationship of ordinary Germans to the Nazi state; the evolution of the Final Solution"; and the problem of determining individual and collective guilt for the Nazi genocide will be addressed and explored.




CLITR 1100, or one 1000- or 2000-level CHUMS or CHIST course