Fine Arts Programs
The Popular Fiction program embarks on a study of history and analysis of literary works of popular fiction in Science Fiction and Fantasy, Romance, The Gothic, and Mystery and Crime.
Literary Studies involves three dimensions: literary fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The literary program focuses on contemporary forms of literary works.
Screenwriting brings your story visions to life by learning aspects of formatting, plotting, and dialogue. This program also includes analysis of popular genres such as horror, thriller, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and mystery.
The playwriting program introduces students to the history and analysis of drama and playwriting, with a focus on the conventions of writing for the stage.
The Children’s Literature program introduces students to history and analysis, illustration, and study of children's literature from picture books, through Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction.
Certificate in Creative Writing
An exciting year studying all forms of creative writing: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children’s Literature, Screenwriting, and Playwriting. Two semesters, consisting of ten weeks. Each semester includes six classes and two electives. Not only will you learn about creative writing, forms, and genres, but will also practice penning pieces in each genre. You will also learn how to create an Author Platform using WordPress, learn the art of blogging, and begin publishing. This certificate is available on campus or online. Learn more!