American Studies Courses

AMS 5, Comics, Power and Society
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Introduction to the social sciences using comic books, graphic novels, and related media
illustrating central social science concepts. Examination of power, powerlessness, and
superpower. The past and present impact on a diverse American society of comic books, graphic
novels, cartoons, and animation as artistic expressions and representations of socio-political

Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable