Requirements for Certificate in Holocaust Studies

The Certificate in Holocaust Studies [Certificate] is offered to students pursuing the MA and PhD in Humanities in the School of Arts and Humanities (A & H) from The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies [Center] at UT Dallas. Each student seeking a Certificate in Holocaust Studies must complete 15 graduate credit hours chosen from the courses below.

I. Foundation Courses (6 hours)

HUHI 6338 The Holocaust

and

HUSL 6378 Literature and the Holocaust

(as new courses are developed, students may substitute a required course with the permission of the Center's Director)

II. German history, philosophy, and literature (3 hours)

HUSL 6375 German Literature and Ideas 1870-1960

or

HUSL 6376 Literature of Weimar Germany

(as new courses are developed, students may substitute a required course with the permission of the Center's Director)

III. Jewish Studies (6 hours)

HUSL 6374 Modern Jewish Literature Across Cultures

and

HUHI 6336 Modernity, Culture, and the Jews

(as new courses are developed, students may substitute a required course with the permission of the Center's Director)

Students with Existing Course Credit: Students who have completed a minimum of 9 credit hours by the date of application for the Holocaust Certificate may apply their hours toward requirements as long as they were taken within the last 24 credit hours or 12 months of prior coursework. Students must be current in their requirements for graduation, and should be prepared to furnish the Center Advisor a completed, up-to-date advising form from their A&H Academic Advisor.