Minor in Comic Studies
Program Learning Outcomes
- analyze and express how comics uniquely convey meaning as a distinct medium, identifying significant formal features in their development and speaking to their purpose and contribution to storytelling;
- articulate a broad understanding of the history and evolution of the comics medium, an awareness of existing and emerging genres and styles of comics across the globe;
- articulate an awareness of historically significant creators, and the place of individual works in relation to larger contexts;
- effectively communicate a narrative or idea through the comics form utilizing a variety of different approaches;
- recognize the ways that they can employ the comics form to speak to real-world situations including an awareness and sensitivity of the way in which working with visual images can provoke different effects than working solely with text;
- use comics form as a means of self-discovery and expression.
Comic Studies Minor — 12 units
Students completing the minor will be required to take one core course and 9 additional units of electives.
All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
Core (3 units)
|HUM 325||Comics and Culture||3|
Electives (9 units)
|ENG 300/C W 501||Graphic Memoir and Biography||3|
|HIST 304||Teaching History with Comics||3|
|LS 304||Making Comics||3|
|LS 604||Advanced Comics Making||3|
|WGS 580||Feminism and the Speculative: Another World is Possible||3|