University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Holocaust Studies

HS 139 - Modern Germany

Political, cultural, and social history of Germany from unification in 1871 through the Wilhelmine Empire, Weimar Republic, Nazi era, and post-war period. Prerequisites: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HST 139.

HS 180 - Moral&Rel Persp on Holocaust

A study of the Holocaust in relation to questions of moral responsibility, justice, guilt, and human suffering, focusing on Jewish responses. Prerequisite: Three hours in Religion or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: REL 180.

HS 191 - World War II

Causes, conduct, and consequences of global war from 1931 to 1945, including social, economic, political, and diplomatic as well as military aspects. Prerequisites: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HST 191.

HS 197 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded Offered at department discretion. May be prescribed by an individual instructor. Junior /Senior standing.

HS 227 - Seminar in Modern Europe

Topics examining themes in Modern European history and Holocaust Studies. Representative topics: The Holocaust & Memory; Auschwitz; The Holocaust in Poland. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History; minimum Junior standing. Cross-listed with: HST 227.