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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Writing-related courses

Cornell's Adult University

Adult and youth programs--travel around the world or have an education vacation on the beautiful Cornell campus--led by some of our most distinguished faculty!

James Joyce: Daedalus in Dublin
The Personal Essay: A Writing WorkshopIthaca
The Personal Essay: A Writing WorkshopIthaca
The Personal Essay: A Writing Workshop

Summer College for High School Students

Offers talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to experience the excitement of college life, take university courses, work with renowned faculty, earn college credit, explore majors and careers, and make friends from around the world.

Genius and Madness in LiteratureIthaca
How to Win an Argument: An Introduction to Debate and RhetoricIthaca
How to Win an Argument: An Introduction to Debate and RhetoricIthaca
The Art of Songwriting, Session 2
The Art of Songwriting, Session IIthaca

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

AEM 2400: Marketingonline
ART 3092: Independent Studio in Art
BIOG 3500: Introduction to Applied Science Communication: Digital Platforms and Public Engagement
BIOSM 3500: Science Communication in Coastal and Marine Environments: Digital Platforms & Public Engagement
COMM 2200: Media Communication
COMM 2310: Writing about Communication
COMM 3010: Writing & Producing the Narrative for Digital Media
COMM 3040 Writing and Editing for Magazines and Online MediaIthaca
ENGL 1131: FWS: Mastering College Reading and Writing
ENGL 1132: FWS: The Personal Essay
ENGL 2800: Creative Writing
ENGL 2810: Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 3820: Intermediate Narrative Writing
ENGL 3830: Intermediate Narrative Writing
ENGL 3850: Intermediate Verse Writing
ENGL 4810: Advanced Verse Writing
ENGL 4811: Advanced Narrative Writing
ENGL 4950: Independent Study
ENGL 7940: Directed Study
ENGL 7950: Group Study
HADM 1650: Business Writing for Hospitality Professionals
Imagining Rome: Creative Writing Workshops in ItalyEurope
MSE 3111: Technical and Professional Skills
MUSIC 2111: Songwriting
SPAN 2090: Spanish Intermediate Composition and Conversation I
SPAN 2095: Spanish Intermediate Composition and Conversation II
SPAN 2097: Monologue:Being in the World
SPAN 2180: Advanced Spanish Writing WorkshopEurope
Summer Program in MadridEurope
WRIT 1011: Academic Writing
WRIT 1034: Writing Workshop
WRIT 1340: FWS: An Introduction to Writing in the University
WRIT 7100: Teaching Writing

Winter Session

Earn up to four credits in just three weeks--either on campus or online, reduce your course load, benefit from small classes, and immerse yourself in a subject. You can also work closely with your professor and receive more individualized attention.

AEM 2400: Marketing
COMM 3090: Experiential Writing in the Yucatan: Environmental and Cultural Communication
PLSCI 3090: Experiential Writing in the Yucatan: Environmental and Cultural Communication


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