Go to Main Content
 

HELP | EXIT

Detailed Course Information

 

Spring 2011
Apr 17,2014
Transparent Image
Information Select the desired Level or Schedule Type to find available classes for the course.

HIST 357 - HITLER, HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE
A psycho historical investigation of the Holocaust and of Adolph Hitler and his movement which left much of Europe in flames and ashes in 1945. This course will explore Hitler's childhood and personality, trace his rise to power, and explain how and why he caused so much destruction before committing suicide. Jewish reactions to anti-Semitism and the Holocaust will be analyzed using psychological studies of psychic defense, survivor's guilt, obedience to authority, and group delusion/illusion. In addition, the general issues of genocide and homicidal/suicidal millennialism will be discussed. Students will write a lengthy (15+ page) research paper based upon primary and secondary sources.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES, MJ-INTL-Area Studies-Europe

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR HIST 357

General Requirements:
Course or Test: HIST
Required Courses: 1
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: PSYC
Required Courses: 1
May not be taken concurrently. )


Return to Previous New Search
Transparent Image
Skip to top of page
Release: 8.5.4