HUMN2352 Holocaust Field Studies

Course Description

Meets MN Transfer Goal Area 6 - Humanities. This course will introduce students to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and give them an opportunity to tour the museum. The tour will give the students a chance to view primary documentation and actual Holocaust artifacts. Students will also have the privilege to meet and interact with a Holocaust survivor and hear his/her experience firsthand.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • acquire information on Judaism by visiting a Synagogue and speaking with a Rabbi
  • attend and tour a traveling Holocaust exhibit in the Twin Cities
  • read a Holocaust survivor's memoir and then discuss with the survivor his/her experience
  • discover the mindset and main events surrounding and including the Holocaust and its aftermath by touring the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC
  • discuss the permanent exhibit in the National Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • research and then prepare a formal presentation of the information learned from the permanent exhibit tour. The presentation will be given to members of the college community


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1 credit: 1 lecture / presentation, 0 lab, 0 other