Holocaust & Genocide

Mass killings have occurred at all times in history. The 20th century, however, stands out in intensity, frequency, and the means applied to kill great numbers of innocent people.

Investigate the causes of genocide and the sociological and psychological mechanisms that turn people into perpetrators, bystanders, rescuers, and victims.

Is This Program For You?

It’s a good fit if you study:

  • Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Studying history in Europe puts you face-to-face with the people who lived through major historical events. We have learned to look at history from different perspectives and to question everything.”

– Nicole, Beloit College

Core Courses