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B.A. in Professional Writing

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Penn State Berks

Major in Professional Writing!

Courses include
      Article Writing
      Advanced Nonfiction
      News Writing and Reporting
      Advanced Business Writing
      Advanced Technical Writing
      Writing for the Web
      Science Writing
      Rhetorical Traditions
      Writing Processes

Special Features include
      Magazine, newspaper, advertising internships
      Campus editorial opportunities
      Writing Fellows program
      Professional portfolio
      Writing for the Berks-Lehigh Valley Collegian

Want to learn more about this exciting degree program?

Browse through our pages to find out the details!

Want to receive more information about this exciting degree program?

Go to our online Request Information Form.

Contact Dr. Gary Kunkelman, Program Coordinator, by phone or email 610-396-6378, E-mail:

Want to apply to this exciting degree program?

Contact the Berks Admissions Office at 610-396-6060.

Penn State Berks also offers a
Professional Writing minor.

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Academic Awards Ceremony, May 1, 2005.











From left to right: Dr. Laurie Grobman; Mollie Swasing, recipient of the Candace Spigelman Professional Writing Commitment Award; Misty Doane, recipient of the Young Investigators Award for the Division of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; and Dr. Jeanne Rose


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