345-101-MQ KNOWLEDGE: The Civilisations of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia

Option 65

Print-based and online course with online assignments (in English)


As part of the Knowledge category of Humanities, this course emphasizes how knowledge is defined, acquired, classified, transmitted, and applied. Students examine both messages and media to identify the strengths and limitations of each. Students learn to situate knowledge in a social, historical and personal context, a skill they will need in order to become life-long learners. More specifically, this course will focus on how the lives and beliefs of peoples of the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Mesopotamia are reconstructed by both archaeologists and historians. In doing so, the student will learn how these ancient civilizations have contributed to our own culture and society.

Computer resources required

To take this course, it is your responsibility to ensure you have the computer resources required to study at Cégep à distance, as well as the other materials listed below.

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word)
  • Printer

Further information

  • This course is part of the general education component common to all DCS/DECs.