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Events
  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Courses and Curriculum

Download a PDF version of the complete Graduate Writing Curricula

Graduate Writing Full-time Schedule
First Year
Fall  Spring Subtotals Totals
Prose/Poetry Workshop I/II 4.0 4.0 8  
Translation Seminar 3.0 -- 3  
Literary Seminar 3.0 6.0 9  
Visiting Writers 1.0 1.0 2  
Credits per Semester 11.0 11.0   22
         
Second Year        
Prose/Poetry Workshop III/IV 4.0 4.0 8  
Literary Seminar 6.0 6.0 12  
Visiting Writers 1.0 1.0 2  
Thesis -- 4.0 4  
Credits per Semester 11.0 15.0 26  
Total Credits       48.0
         
         
Graduate Writing Part-time Schedule
First Year
Fall Spring Subtotals  
Prose/Poetry Workshop 4.0 4.0 8  
Translation Seminar 3.0 -- 3  
Literary Seminar -- 3.0 3  
Visiting Writers 1.0 1.0 2  
Credits per Semester 8.0 8.0 16  
         
Second Year        
Prose/Poetry Workshop 4.0 4.0 8  
Literary Seminar 3.0 3.0 6  
Visiting Writers 1.0 1.0 2  
Credits per Semester 8.0 8.0 16  
         
Third Year        
Prose/Poetry Workshop 4.0 -- 4  
Literary Seminar 3.0 3.0 6  
Visiting Writers 1.0 1.0 2  
Thesis -- 4.0 4  
Credits per Semester 8.0 8.0 16  
Total Credits       48.0