HONR 1000Y Honors Seminar: The Image as Visual Rhetoric

(B) Bachelors
(FH) Farquhar Honors College
(UHNR) Undergraduate Honors
3 credits

This course will teach students how to synthesize theories and ideas about how images make meaning, critically analyze images in various cultural contexts, and produce visuals with deliberate thought to form, function, rhetorical purpose, and context. Satisfies general education requirements in Arts and Humanities. Prerequisite: Honors students only. Frequency: Odd Year Winter. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

    To complete this course successfully students must:
  1. Identify critical theories for analyzing visuals.
  2. Identify significant formal and rhetorical features of visuals.
  3. Explore local sites of visual display (including but not exclusive to campus artwork, the NSU Museum of Art, and other community artwork).
  4. Produce several written analyses that demonstrate critical thinking through college-level reading and writing skills.
  5. Produce a visual project that demonstrates critical thinking through deliberate formal and rhetorical choices of composition. This course also satisfies some of NSU’s general education requirements. At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the various methods utilized in a variety of arts and humanities disciplines.
  7. Delineate the means by which different scholarly fields reflect, interact with, and influence human thought, culture, and values.
  8. Understand and appreciate the role of the individual in a group.
  9. Express ideas clearly and coherently.
  10. Use the English language effectively to construct logical and persuasive arguments.
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