Prerequisite : None
Grade Level: 12
Semesters: 1
Credit: 0.5

The Graphic Novel course focuses on the analysis of multimodal texts and sequential art as its own distinctive form of storytelling and reading. Students will learn about the principles that graphic novels are based upon including visual iconography, timing, motion, framing, expressive anatomy, line styles, and color. Students will write analytical papers about the novels they read, and they will read non-fiction texts and articles related to the study of sequential art. Students will also study and research works in a variety of genres.