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
Course Learning Goals
- Students will have an opportunity to study the history, art, religious development, social structure and cultural development of this spectacular civilization along the Nile.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- 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.
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:
- 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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