Award Type: AAS
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Comic and Sequential Art is designed for the student who wishes to develop marketable skills in the area of sequential art, which encompasses comic book and comic strip art, graphic novels, children's books and/or storyboarding for animation, video, and film. The program provides the student with an understanding of writing storylines, pencil and ink work, and digital sequential art applications. Areas of study include anime, superhero comics, digital painting for comics, comic strips, storyboarding and sequential picture books for children. It prepares students for employment, and upgrades skills of those already employed in this field. Employment opportunities include children's book illustrator, syndicated comic artist, storyboarder for television or film, animator for television or film, cartoonist, self-publisher, video game designer, penciler, inker, colorist, production artist, game designer, and comic book writer. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.