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Course Description

The beauty and mystery of ancient Egypt are one of the world’s most lasting legacies. You will be introduced to the history and development of ancient Egyptian art and architecture over a time span of almost 5,000 years – from 4,000 BCE to the Roman period and the arrival of Christianity. We will explore a wide range of topics, from royal monuments to private art, gender, religion and rituals, as well as the impact of ancient Egyptian art on ancient Greece, Rome and the modern western world.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify key works and monuments of ancient Egypt, their materials and methods of production
  • Recognize art and architecture of ancient Egypt from the Predynastic period to the Roman times
  • Describe the relationship between Ancient Egypt visual art and its wider cultural context, including political events, religious beliefs and other social factors
  • Identify changes in Egyptian architecture throughout the history of ancient Egypt

Notes

Special Discount: For 20 hour Liberal Arts courses only, students 60 years and older at the time of registration qualify for a 10% discount on fees. To receive this discount, you must register in person or by calling 403-220-2866. 
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Type
Class
Days
W
Time
1:00PM to 3:00PM
Dates
Jan 29, 2020 to Mar 18, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
20.0
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $315.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Special Discount: For 20 hour Liberal Arts courses only, students 60 years and older at the time of registration qualify for a 10% discount on fees. To receive this discount, you must register in person or by calling 403-220-2866.The discount does not apply to online courses.

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