SDSU offers courses specifically on comics and courses that include comics in the broader curriculum. Here are but a few of those offerings:
AFRAS 120, offered in Spring 2020 with Dolores Fisher will include a small section on comics and African American pop culture graphic representation.
Afrofuturism, offered occasionally. Course created by Ajani Brown.
Art 296, Comics and Sequential Media. Historical and theoretical overview of visual storytelling through a cross-section of works in animated films, comics, live-action, and photography. Instructor: Neil Kendricks
Art 343/443/543, Illustration. Visual notation, sketching, representational drawing, and visual translation related to art and design. Instructor: Neil Shigley
CLASSICS AND HUMANITIES
Humanities courses sometimes include the study of graphic narrative, particularly in courses offered by instructor Raechel Dumas.
ENGLISH AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
Courses in English and Comparative Literature frequently include graphic narrative, especially in courses offered by instructors Bill Nericcio and Yetta Howard. A complete list of Bill Nericcio’s past classes appears here: https://malas.sdsu.edu/textmex/#syllabi
English/History 157 is a new course that will satisfy the C1 category for GE. Look for this new course in both History and English, starting Fall 2020!
Some courses in History regularly include graphic narrative. Check with instructors Elizabeth Pollard, David Cline, Walter Penrose, Van Tarpley, John Putman and Andy Wiese.
RHETORIC AND WRITING STUDIES
Professor Suzanne Bordelon often includes an assignment and section on comics in her gender and rhetoric courses.
WMNST 355: Feminist Approaches to Popular Culture. Instructor: Amira Jarmakani
WMNST 360: Women’s Sexuality and the Body has included Marjane Satrapi’s Embroideries. Instructor: Amira Jarmakani
WMNST 604: Cultural Studies of Gender (official class title “Gender and Representation”). Instructor: Amira Jarmakani