Explore the English Language
Ready to read, write, think and explore? An English major prepares you to think, analyze and explain language, and is an excellent fit for a communication or teaching career. Enjoy one-on-one instruction in reading and writing, and discover various communication formats. Work on a literary journal, both as an editor and contributor with our campus publication Prairie Winds.
What can you do with an English degree?
Build a strong foundation in language, and use it in various careers. Apply your literary prowess in positions such as:
- Web content developer
- Marketing copywriter
- Technical writer or grant writer
- Social media coordinator
In our English department, you'll cover everything from the foundational texts of Western civilization to creative writing. You will take classes like:
- British Literature
- Literature of European Civilization
- Creative Writing
- Business and Technical Writing
- American Multiethnic Literature
Your Capstone Course
In this class, you'll use your coursework skills to create an original scholarly or creative work. Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.
What Minor Should You Choose?
Previous students have found success combining their English major with topics such as:
Internships and Opportunities
Previous students have taken on many opportunities while pursuing an English degree. Explore and find interactive learning that fits your interests.
- Internships with the Mitchell Daily Republic and Innovative Systems
- Peer tutors for English at the Learning Lab
- Attended Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and the University of North Dakota Writers’ Conference in Grand Forks
- Work with elementary students at L.B. Williams Elementary School
Get to Know Your Professors
Learn English skills from the best! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.
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