Welcome to fall semester!

We look forward to discussing literature with you! If you need assistance, please email englmaj@umn.edu, or visit our Virtual Reception Desk (z.umn.edu/EngFrontDesk) Mondays 12-3 pm, Tuesdays 12-2 pm, and Thursdays and Fridays 10 am-12 pm. A staff member will join you shortly. Please be patient, as we may be meeting with another student—we will get to you as soon as we can.

What opportunities are open to people who major in English?

  • Nadia Hasan (BA 2002) is now Associate General Counsel at UnitedHealth, where she is on the forefront of interpreting the legal challenges that new developments in medicine are creating. She also volunteers legal advice and assistance for battered women across Minnesota.
  • Lauryn Heineman (BA 2015) is now Annual and New Titles Editor at Llewellyn Worldwide, where she helps produce leading books about spirituality, the paranormal, and alternative healing.
  • Brendan Kennealy (BA 2006) is now Copywriter for Quality Bicycle Products, where he helps to give a public face to a Minnesota company.

Let English be your path to an amazing future. Learn more about what you can do in English, and what English will do for you!