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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Children in the Holocaust HIS 205


Varies, self-study. 

Varies, distance learning format.

August 2023 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: describe the impact of historical events before, during, and after the Holocaust on young people; evaluate the value of a child’s testimony in reconstructing Holocaust history; assess the intellectual, psychological, and physical impacts on young people during the Holocaust; appraise the role of children in the Holocaust, including as victims, witnesses, and historical agents; and compare and contrast the Holocaust experience between adults and children.


Major topics include the intellectual, psychological, and physical impact of the Holocaust on children. Students will learn about this painful chapter in history through the lens of children and their perspectives. Assessment is based on a final exam and essay assignments.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in History, Sociology, or Holocaust Studies (8/23).