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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

AT 277 - Graphic Novel and Sequential Art


Credit Hours: 3

This course will examine the method of storytelling in the graphic novel and other formats of sequential art. The history and techniques of sequential art will be introduced. Five to nine major works chosen from various genres and cultural traditions will be studied in depth by examining both the literary and artistic techniques employed by the authors. Students will be expected to complete both academic/research-based and creative projects.

Fulfills the following SUNY General Education categories: 

  • The Arts
  • Humanities


Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate, through written work and oral discussion, an understanding of the genre of graphic novel and sequential art;
  • demonstrate, through written work and oral discussion, an understanding of the major techniques of storytelling employed by the sequential artist;
  • analyze, through written work and oral discussion, the stylistic devices both textual and graphic in a work of sequential art; and
  • demonstrate, through written work and oral discussion, a knowledge of the history of sequential art.


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