Course Syllabus


Course Description

Western calligraphy is a great personal hobby. Calligraphy gives you the capability to personalize many items and gifts. This online Western Calligraphy course teaches you how to create beautiful calligraphy--even if you have no artistic experience. This course provides you with the expert guidance, HD Video tutorials, step-by-step directions, and hands-on activities with feedback so you can learn how to create a wide variety of calligraphy to suit any need or occasion. Each letter is broken down into easy-to-learn parts, until the complete letter is mastered.
You do not need drawing experience to do this course. Young and old can learn calligraphy. Once you learn beautiful calligraphy, you will be ready to share your creativity with the world through gifts, bazaars, craft shops, craft shows, home decor, trade shows, and more. You will be able to use your new-found calligraphy skills to draw amazing letters on cards, stationary, bags, memory pages in your scrapbooks, photo albums covers, clothing, walls, wood, frames, lunch bags, and many other surfaces. 
Today is the day for you to jump in and learn a new hobby that will enrich your life. Learning at home and at your own pace is what this course is all about. And best of all, Nancy is there for you everyday! So let's get started!
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the history of calligraphy.
  • Determine materials and supplies needed.
  • Describe and demonstrate uncial calligraphy.
  • Describe and demonstrate foundational hand calligraphy.
  • Describe and demonstrate Roman Rustic Calligraphy.
  • Describe and demonstrate Versals Calligraphy.
  • Describe and demonstrate Batarde Calligraphy.
  • Describe and demonstrate Italic Calligraphy.
  • Describe and demonstrate Copperplate Calligraphy.
  • Describe and demonstrate Gothic Calligraphy.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Assignment 1A 100 points
Assignment 1B 5 points
Exam 1 10 points
Assignment 2A 20 points
Assignment 2B 10 points
Exam 2 10 points
Assignment 3 20 points
Exam 3 10 points
Assignment 4 20 points
Exam 4 10 points
Assignment 5A 20 points
Assignment 5B 20 points
Exam 5 10 points
Assignment 6 20 points
Exam 6 10 points
Assignment 7 20 points
Exam 7 10 points
Assignment 8A 20 points
Assignment 8B 20 points
Exam 8 10 points
Assignment 9A 20 points
Assignment 9B 20 points
Exam 9 10 points
Assignment 10A 20 points
Assignment 10B 20 points
Exam 10 10 points
Assignment 11A 20 points
Assignment 11B 20 points
Exam 11 10 points
Assignment 12 20 points
Exam 12 6 points
Assignment 13A 20 points
Assignment 13B 20 points
Exam 13 9 points
Assignment 14A 20 points
Assignment 14B 20 points
Exam 14 7 points
Assignment 15 20 points
Exam 15 6 points
Assignment 16A 20 points
Assignment 16B 20 points
Exam 16 18 points
The Final Exam 31 points
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