writing classPersonal Interest

Not everything is easy to categorize. Here, you'll find classes for personal enrichment in categories that aren't easy to define.

Important News for Spring 2020

Centralia College is on remote/limited operations through June 17. Any classes still listed on our pages have moved to an online or remote format for spring. Refunds are currently being issued for any spring classes that have been canceled. This is a timely process and we appreciate your patience while we move forward with contacting students.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding refunds or Continuing Education classes,  email Katie Aden or email Kimberly Espejo. We are currently working on class schedules for summer quarter.

Spring 2020 Personal Interest Classes

NEW - Creative Writing Experience

In this class, you will be learning the basics of storytelling using storytelling poetry, flash fiction, and short memoirs. Bring a notebook and writing utensils. Instructor: Myriah Starr Barringer.

March 31-May 5             Tuesdays          6:30-8:30pm         WAH 113
Code 8630                      Course CS 178B                              $35.00

NEW - What Do You Want To Write?

Learn how to tell the difference between genres of prose (fiction and non-fiction) and poetry. You will learn sub-genres and the benefits of identifying what genre your work falls into for query letters, book proposals, and marketing/advertising. Bring a notebook and writing utensils. Instructor: Myriah Starr Barringer.

May 12-June 2           Tuesdays          6:30-7:30pm         WAH 113         
Code 8631                  Course CS 177A                              $35.00

NEW - Intro to Professional Writing

Learn the basics of three types of professional writing: journalism (short and long form), marketing and advertising, and script writing. You will learn about job opportunities in this field, and what it means to be a freelancer. Instructor: Myriah Starr Barringer.

May 26                        Tuesday          7:45-8:45pm         WAH 113
Code 2603                   Course CS 176A                           $35.00

June 2                         Tuesday          7:45-8:45pm         WAH 113
Code 2604                   Course CS 176B                           $35.00

Spanish Conversation

Are you taking a Spanish class, but need more practice? Have you been working on a Spanish app, but need more motivation? In this class, we will focus on fluency and FUN! You will improve your Spanish pronunciation, listening comprehension, and speaking skills. Instructor: Laura Martinez.

March 31-June 10             Mondays          5:30-7:30pm         WAH 115 
Code 8632                         Course CS 238A                             $45.00


How to Register

  1. Download and fill out a registration form.
  2. Mail the registration form to:
Centralia College
Office of Enrollment Services
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, WA 98531

In-person registration is not currently available. By order of the governor, Centralia College offices are closed to the public.

  1. Download a registration form or pick one up in the Enrollment Services Office on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons on CC's campus.
  2. Bring the completed registration form to the Cashier, also on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons building.

Register by phone using a credit card at 360-623-8940.

Fax your registration form with credit card information to 360-330-7106.