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2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog 
2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog

Professional Writing Minor

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Program Description

The minor in Professional Writing is designed for those students who wish to pursue an emphasis in professional writing to complement a major in another area.  Students who pursue this course of study will have the opportunity to develop their writing abilities across a range of genres, including business and technical writing, journalism, broadcast writing, sports writing, and creative writing.  Students will draft a range of different writing projects for professional situations, all designed to help them adapt to the writing needs of various communities they encounter upon graduation, and to help them be better leaders in service to humanity.

Program Highlights

Degree: N/A

Required Credits: 15

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Literature, Writing, and Journalism

Modality: On-Ground

Locations: Main Campus (Springfield)

Additional Information: https://springfield.edu/programs/professional-writing


Undergraduate Curriculum Overview

The Academic Advising Center provides the following repositories of sequencing and curriculum guides for all undergraduate majors and minors to assist with course planning:  

Additional Notes:

  • There may be circumstances where credit totals do not reflect coursework that is eligible to count towards Core Curriculum and Major Requirement sections of a major simultaneously.
  • Degree requirements are subject to change. 

I. Minor Requirements (15 credits)

A. Required Courses (6 credits)

B. Selectives (9 credits)

Select 9 credits from the following list:

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