Story: An Introduction (CSSC 101)
We encounter storytelling daily, through conversation, advertising, films, visual culture, spoken narratives, and more. It is fundamental to the human experience. This course introduces the principles of story with a focus on animation, tv and film. You will learn story theory, develop your own characters, story world and narrative, and discover what makes a great story. Whether you’re new to story or are looking to hone your knowledge and understanding, this class will provide you with the tools for analyzing and deconstructing story, and give you the foundation to create compelling stories of your own.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will receive a digital skills badge.
30 course hours (3 hours per class)
To fully benefit from this course, prior experience with creative writing and drawing is strongly recommended.
Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements
Tuition + Materials
Tuition is $632.50. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.
Course offering is available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.
This course is typically offered during the following terms:
(subject to change)
Summer | April to August
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