Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing

Soar above the crowd with a degree that stands out

Fontbonne’s professional writing program, the only one of its kind in the St. Louis area, blends the theoretical study of effective written communication with the practical application of writing skills in a variety of formats and contexts. You’ll develop a well-rounded understanding of  professional-quality creative, technical, and academic texts and learn the production skills needed to create compelling, persuasive work.  This program equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in any number of careers that require excellent written communication as well as in your personal and civic life.

Professional Writing Program Highlights

At Fontbonne, your passion for writing gets an unparalleled boost, preparing you for success as a writer or in a multitude of professions that require excellent communication skills.

  • There are no other writing majors in this market—this one is unique.
  • Opportunity to participate in the digital platform Griffin Roar, giving you real-world experience and exposure.
  • Provides the foundation to pursue several options for emphasis in communication, journalism, creative writing, publishing and editing, or professional writing.
  • Exposure to a variety of writing formats and a range of writing classes, and the faculty to help you develop your unique voice and style.
  • In-depth study of the theory of writing, grounded in solid writing skills and techniques.
  • Select writing courses specific to your interests, including both professional and creative writing options.
  • Work closely with faculty in small classes.
  • Become a part of Fontbonne’s community of writers — a supportive group of people who are writing together or separately — and gain confidence while receiving valuable critical feedback.
  • Become a member of Sigma Tau Delta, Fontbonne’s chapter of the national English honor society.

Alumni in the Workplace

  • Multi-Media Journalist
  • Fiction Writer
  • Health Care Communication
  • Customer experience and marketing
  • Law

Resources:

Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing

Contact Information

6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105

314-862-3456

fbyou@fontbonne.edu

Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm

We are using cookies to give you the best experience. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in privacy settings.
AcceptPrivacy Settings

GDPR

  • GDPR Privacy Policy
  • Google Analytics

GDPR Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Overall Policy

Thank you for visiting our website. We’re pleased to share our policy regarding the use of information received here. Privacy is a matter of concern to us. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of the information that you may provide to us.

Personal Information

We do not track individual users. Your email address or other personal information is not collected unless you provide it on a form, survey or application. We will not sell or otherwise make available any personally identifiable information to any organization not directly affiliated with us. We will comply with legitimate government or legal requests as necessary to protect our organization or to comply with laws.

Traffic Analysis

We analyze traffic to this site. We collect statistical data on an aggregated basis through Google Analytics. For example, we collect information about the domain names of servers that bring visitors to our site. We count the number of visitors and keep track of where they go on our site. Such information allows us to find out what areas users visit most frequently and what services they access the most, which enables us to create a better overall user experience. To gather such data, we use cookie technology, which collects data in aggregate form, not by individual user.

Cookies

As referenced above, we use cookie technology for traffic analysis. Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies placed by our server do not gather personal information about you, do not provide any way for us to contact you and do not gather information about your computer. The cookies simply allow us to enhance our site by letting us know what sections are visited most often. The use of cookies is common on the Internet, and our use of them is similar to that of other reputable online organizations.

Links To Other Sites

Our site contains links to other sites and Internet resources. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these third-party websites and Internet resources.

Updates To Privacy Policy

We may update the privacy policy periodically, and we encourage visitors to review them on a regular basis.

Last revised: June 2015

Google Analytics

University Technology ALERT, Updated at 7:20PM on 11/17/19:Click here for up to date information.