Creative Writing Emphasis Takes English Major To New Heights
Thursday, May 5, 2011
The Vista -- Beginning next semester, the USD English department will be offering a creative writing emphasis in the English major. The addition has been approved in the hopes of creating more opportunities for aspiring writers to effectively hone their writing skills in a more specific way.
USD's English major has provided students with an unmatched knowledge of existing literature, but lacked the faculty, courses and bulletin requirements to offer studies in creative writing. A new creative writing major emphasis will help students who wish to pursue careers in fiction and other forms of creative writing. (Full Story)