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Art History (ART H)

ART H 226 (GA) The Comic Book: A History of Sequential Art (3) An overview and examination of the history of sequential art with a focus on comic books and graphic novels.

ART H 226 The Comic Book: A History of Sequential Art (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

Art History 226 will lead students on a journey through one of the world's most interesting and yet most misunderstood art forms. In this class, students will familiarize themselves with various styles, terminology, and major examples of sequential art beginning with the cave paintings of Lascaux and ending with the more popular and critically acclaimed comic books of recent years. Students will not only learn a bout and appreciate sequential art, but they will also understand how deeply and significantly these works have melded into various aspects of our culture and society.

General Education: GA
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Arts
Effective: Summer 2012

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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