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Online courses are available to both Tufts and visiting students. These courses are offered 100% online, with *minimal or no on-campus requirements.

Online learning is a fantastic way to take a course and to experience a learning format that you might really enjoy. Courses are open 24x7 and there are ample opportunities to interact and participate with your teacher and classmates, and contribute in diverse ways to the class.

Online learning is not for everyone though. Be sure you have the time, self-motivation, and discipline required to learn and keep up in this format. Online courses at Tufts Summer Session are subject to the same policies and procedures as summer face-to-face courses. Read more about online courses and online specific policies

* Some online courses may have proctored midterm and final exams. For courses that have this requirement: If you are within fifty miles of Tufts University, you will be required to come to Medford, MA for your exam. If you are more than fifty miles away from Tufts, you may be responsible for finding your own proctor or taking your exam through a remote proctoring service. For more information about proctored exams

Tufts Credit:
       1.0 course credits is equal to 4 semester hours at other institutions
       0.5 course credits is equal to 2 semester hours at other institutions
Course Numbers:
       0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
        0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
        0200 & Up: strictly graduate

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Title:   Ancient Egypt, Civilization of the Nile & Near East (Online)      

Course Number:      CLS 0026A   
Room: Online

Course Description:
(Cross-listed as HIST 76 and ARCH 26.) Survey of roughly 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern civilization spanning c. 3,200 BCE to 651 CE. Analysis of the interrelations between art, architecture, history, and ideology, as preserved in material culture, inscriptions, and literary texts: pyramids, temples, tombs, settlements and cities, exceptional masterpieces and artifacts of daily life. Multiple excursions into religion, diplomacy, hieroglyphic writing, and artistic technique. Examination of the internal and external relations of Egypt in the context of a world system that included the kingdoms and empires of the Near East and the Mediterranean: from the Sumerians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Babylonians, to the Achaemenid Persian Empire, Alexander the Great, and the Imperium Romanum. Includes a field trip to the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts.

  

Instructor: Matthew Harrington           Instructor Website

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, Jun 30, 2017
Day(s): Online           Online Session Times: Anytime
Credit Value: 1          Call Number:      50061                     
Status: Open

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