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English with a Writing Emphasis, BA

Figuring out how to get your bachelor’s degree can be a full-time job. Especially when you already have a full-time job. We make it easy. Our Adult Degree Completion Program is your solution to completing a competitive bachelor's degree while meeting your family and career responsibilities.


Our English with a Writing Emphasis major is designed to cultivate the mind and spirit through a study of literature, joining the truth of the human experience to the beauty of art. Our writing courses and internships build upon this foundation, providing instruction and practice in a wide variety of literary forms while our small classes guarantee a mentoring relationship between professor and student. 

 Apply now for Fall 2015!


Program Highlights

Corinne Pathways Student

Professors at Dominican are incredible. Their enthusiasm is contagious. It makes you thirsty for more.

—Corinne Afanasieff, '12

  • Creative writing portfolio development
  • Internship opportunities in editing, writing and publishing 
  • Robust literary community of writers and poets
  • Weekday evening classes and small class sizes
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid available to those who qualify
  • Credit for life and work experiences
  • Convenient location in San Rafael, 12 miles north of San Francisco


Career Options

  • Writer/Author/Journalist
  • Screenwriter
  • Creative Director
  • Speechwriter
  • Advertising Professional


Sample Courses

  • Drama Writing
  • Fiction Writing
  • Poetry Writing
  • Nonfiction Writing
  • Critical Inquiry and Reflective Writing


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