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Creative Writing Related Programs

Creative writing helps you harness both the power of language and your own creative spark, which can springboard you into many other programs within Camosun. These courses also work towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Arts and Science Studies Diploma - 2 yearsFor this diploma you'll need to complete 20 university transfer courses (60 credits). At least 14 courses must be offered by the School of Arts and Science. This gives you the flexibility and freedom to study courses of your choosing.
Associate of Arts Degree in English - 2 yearsThis a two-year, full-time program that will allow you to transfer to the third year of an Communications degree program at any university in British Columbia. You'll take courses with classmates whose goals and interests are similar to yours. When you graduate, you'll receive a credential that will be recognized by many employers and universities.
Associate of Arts Degree in General Arts - 2 yearsProvides a strong academic foundation for future study. Courses from this subject will satisfy the program’s requirement to include two Social Science courses.
Comics and Graphic Novels - 1 yearHelps you bring your passion for telling stories through your writing and drawing to a journey of life-changing learning. You will develop interdisciplinary skills in fiction and nonfiction writing, script writing, drawing for comics and graphic novels, storytelling layout, and character design; and will learn the essentials of publishing to help you manage a career as a visual storyteller.
Digital Communication - 1 yearIn this program you'll study how digital communication impacts society. You'll explore the ways communication influences and reflects society and culture, and the role that digital technology has in the communication process.
Digital Production, Writing and Design - 1 yearThis certificate program will help you understand the ways in which we use digital media tools to create products to be used in a variety of ways. The program includes 10 courses that provide a broad base of applied digital production, design and web writing skills, and theoretical knowledge.
University Transfer - length variesThe UT program is highly customizable, offering individual courses in more than 30 subject areas.

Contact information

School of Arts & Science

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Campus location

Fisher 104
Office hours: 8am-4:30pm

Location link

Lansdowne Campus




Kristine Kerins Creative Writing and English Chair


Contact Admissions for information about applying to Camosun.