Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 2150 - Comics and the Art of the Graphic Novel

Credits: 4
This studio art course focuses on the unique history, theories, and aesthetics of the comic and graphic novel medium. The comics and graphic novel genre embodies a unique form of artistic expression and is supported by a distinct history, culture, and societal importance, and serve as a rich and complex form of storytelling. Through instructor directed research, lectures, readings, and studio-based assignments, students will attain a better understanding of the history, theories, archetypes, sociological contexts, and techniques of the comic and graphic novel artistic medium. Students will engage the content of the course through academic written responses, critique, and the act of making.