Columbia College Chicago

Special Programs

Anyone can tell a joke - but making great comedy is not so easy.

Comedy Studies

A Semester at The Second City™

This unique program is led by the experts in comedy at The Second City™, the nation’s center of comedy and satire. You’ll study performance, comedy writing and improvisation full time at the Second City Training Center in Chicago for college credit at Columbia.

Comedy Studies Website

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