American Studies Courses

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

ADVISE: Readiness for college-level English or ESL 188

An introduction to the social sciences using the medium of comic books, graphic novels, and sequential art-related media
illustrating central social science concepts. Examination of power, powerlessness, and superpower. Past and present impact on a diverse American society by comic books, graphic novels, sequential art, and animation as artistic expressions and representations of socio-political issues.

Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable