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SEM 102

Introduction to Visual Semiotics

This course surveys the semiotic investigation of the visual sign. Through lectures, students will learn about important studies in visual semiotics, its main researchers, models, texts, and applications. The second half of the course delivers, through a series of applied projects, an opportunity for students to critically analyze and produce visual signs in and for a variety of media including film, graphic novels, commercials, the development of logos, and other social conventions (including clothing and physical attributes).
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL

Prerequisites

SEM 101

Antirequisites

CMN 403 and SEM 201

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Semiotics