Summer Courses

All Summer 2024 courses are scheduled to be in-person.

Columbia students do not need to apply, but they do need to register. All visiting students will need to apply to the School of Professional Studies and register upon acceptance.

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NEW - Arts & Culture in NYC Focus Area
For those interested in taking more than one course this summer, the new Arts and Culture in NYC Focus Area will include exclusive co-curriculars, a certification of participation, and opportunities for on-campus housing and work-based stipends.

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FULL SUMMER TERM (X) May 20–August 9, 2024
SESSION A May 20–June 28, 2024
SESSION B July 1–August 9, 2024

Contemporary Global Documentary

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Joshua Glick
Mon, Wed @ 1–4:10 PM

Video Games and Film

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Nick Braccia
Mon, Wed @ 1–4:10 PM

Superhero Movies and New York

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Fareed Ben-Youssef
Mon, Wed @ 1–4:10 PM

**CANCELLED** History of American Independent Film

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Jack Lechner
Mon, Wed @ 10 AM–2 PM

Intro to the Study and Theory of Film

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Jason LaRiviere
Tues, Thurs @ 1–4:10 PM

Developing the Low-Budget Film

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Sarah Seulki Oh
Tues, Thurs @ 1–4:10 PM

Producing the Low Budget Film

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Joshua Troxler
Tues, Thurs @ 9 AM–12:10 PM

Screenwriting I : Introduction

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Loren-Paul Caplin
Tues, Thurs @ 10 AM–1:10 PM

Tech Arts | Post Production with Davinci Resolve

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Michael Cacioppo Belantara
Thurs @ 10 AM–1:10PM

**CANCELLED**Tech Arts | Post Production with Avid Media Composer

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Michael Cacioppo Belantara
Tues @ 10 AM–1:10 PM

TV Writing

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Matt Fennell
Mon, Wed @ 10 AM–1:10 PM

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Danielle Dougé
Tues, Thurs @ 10 AM–1:10 PM

New York Theatre Event

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Christopher Burney
Mon, Wed @ 6–9 PM

Basic Drawing

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Andie Carver
Tues, Wed, Thurs @ 5:30–8 PM

Intro to Darkroom Photography

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Diana Palermo
Mon, Wed @ 6:15–9:25 PM

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Jacqueline Silberbush
Tues, Thurs @ 6:15–9:25 PM

Intro to Digital Photography

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Paula Lycan
Tues, Thurs @ 6:15–9:25 PM

Painting I

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Taekyung (Tk) Suh
Tues, Wed, Thurs @ 5:30–8 PM

Printmaking: Silkscreen

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Valeria Guillén
Tues, Thurs @ 6:15–9:25 PM

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: JOHANNA
Mon, Wed @ 6:15–9:25 PM

How to Write Funny

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Patricia Marx
Tues, Thurs @ 1–4:10 PM

Fiction Workshop

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Erroll McDonald
Mon, Wed @ 5:30–8:40 PM

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Molly McGhee
Tues, Thurs @ 1–4:10 PM

Nonfiction Workshop

**CANCELLED** - May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Matty Davis
Mon, Wed @ 1–4:10 PM

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Zohra Saed
Tues, Thurs @ 1–4:10 PM

Poetry Workshop

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Timothy Donnelly
Tues, Thurs @ 5:30–8:40 PM

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Dorothea Lasky
Tues, Thurs @ 5:30–8:40 PM

Travel Writing

May 20–June 28, 2024
Instructor: Porter Fox
Mon, Wed @ 5:30–8:40 PM

Writing About Art

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Thom Donovan
Mon, Wed @ 1–4:10 PM

Writing Children’s Books

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Peter Catalanotto
Tues, Thurs @ 9 AM – 12:10 PM

Writing the YA Novel

July 1–August 9, 2024
Instructor: Emily Austin
Mon, Wed @ 1–4:10 PM