HIST281 Ancient Egypt (Experimental)

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: History

I. Course Number and Title
HIST281 Ancient Egypt (Experimental)
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information

Students are required to:

  • Read assigned materials
  • Attend lectures
  • Take all tests
  • Attend museum lab offered by this institution held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Egyptian Galleries)
  • The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology (Egyptian Galleries)
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed to introduce students to the powerful contribution of Ancient Egypt. This course will examine the pre-dynastic C.1000 B.C. period to the Ptolemaic period C. 30 B.C.E. This program is an examination of Art, Archeology, Literature, Religion, History, and Social order of Ancient Egypt.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    1. Students will have an opportunity to study the history, art, religious development, social structure and cultural development of this spectacular civilization along the Nile.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. Students will study the historical and cultural developments found in Pre-dynastic, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom and Ptolemaic Period -- spanning over 3000 years of Egyptian History.
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    1. The Penguin HISTORICAL ATLAS OF ANCIENT EGYPT, archeological periodicals selected by this institution, study package of field notes prepared by the instructor.

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