Holocaust and Related Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on genocide in human history with particular reference to Twentieth Century genocides such as that of the Ottoman Armenians during World War I and the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. Programs also focus on topics such as survivor studies and counseling, war crimes research and prevention, reconciliation and compensation, ethical and spiritual issues, holocaust art and literature, and legacy and effect in relation to subsequent generations. Is Holocaust and Related Studies the right major for you?
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Holocaust and Related Studies Major

What Courses Do Holocaust and Related Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Holocaust and Related Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Ethics
  • Film
  • Genocide
  • Judaism
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
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