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CORE1020 - Intro to Comics and Narrative Practice
Introduction to Comics and Narrative Practice is a team-taught, integrated course based on collaboration between Studio Faculty and Art History Faculty. It will introduce first year students to the discipline of Comics through inter-related lectures, discussions, studio projects & art historical assignments. Students will apply their instruction about sequential art techniques and historical cartoonists to studio projects. Featuring research, writing, presentations and projects that integrate the historical contextual material into studio work, the course explores various topics including nineteenth-century cartoons and twentieth-century comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, and design imagery. The course uses lecture, discussion, projects, activities of critical inquiry, observation, analysis, research, and writing to hone students' comics studio practice, aesthetic vocabulary, and communication skills as well as provide a foundation in the history of the discipline.

Integrated
Description Introduction to Comics and Narrative Practice is a team-taught, integrated course based on collaboration between Studio Faculty and Art History Faculty. It will introduce first year students to the discipline of Comics through inter-related lectures, discussions, studio projects & art historical assignments. Students will apply their instruction about sequential art techniques and historical cartoonists to studio projects. Featuring research, writing, presentations and projects that integrate the historical contextual material into studio work, the course explores various topics including nineteenth-century cartoons and twentieth-century comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, and design imagery. The course uses lecture, discussion, projects, activities of critical inquiry, observation, analysis, research, and writing to hone students' comics studio practice, aesthetic vocabulary, and communication skills as well as provide a foundation in the history of the discipline.
Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 6.00
Credit Types Audit, Credit, HECC Credit, NonCredit, Transfer Credit

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