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Get Creative with our English Program

Find yourself correcting the use of there, their, and they’re? So do we..but our English major is a whole lot more than homonyms or catching prepositional phrases. It’s critical thinking. It’s creativity. It’s interpretation. Immerse yourself in a world of literature, composition and rhetoric with an English degree. You’ll prepare for diverse creative opportunities in professional settings, such as teaching, public relations, journalism, law, publishing, medicine, and the fine arts.

English is a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

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Sarah Monson

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Assistant Dir. of Recruitment
Online Admissions

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    Read and discuss classic literature
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    Become a seasoned writer

Major in the making of you

English at UMN Crookston - Dr. Rachel McCoppin

As language, reading, writing, and communication change and adapt to the features of an increasingly technologically based society, the importance of and demand for reading and writing skills increases. The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) is an applied learning campus, and, as such, our English degree is created to meet the needs of an ever-growing career market. The B.S. in English at UMC combines both writing skills, to ensure a mastery of the applied skills vital to most employers, as well as the critical study of world literature, to strengthen one’s value of multiculturalism and creativity.

I'm going to reach the world someday

The University of Minnesota Crookston provides on campus and online programs in Communication, English and Marketing. It’s real, hands-on and will get you ready for anything.

Career Options

Critics, Editors, Freelance writers, Managers, Marketing coordinators, Media analysts, Proofreaders, Publishers, Researchers, Technical writers

* An English major also prepares you for graduate school.




  • English majors demonstrate proficiencies in the intensive writing processes through invention, organization, drafting, revision, and editing for personal and professional writing.

  • English majors read books, plays, poems, and short stories from around the world and hold course discussions on key concepts within the literature, the era, and the theory surrounding the work.

  • Innovative thinking is an asset to any profession, and an English degree encourages creative thinking in its critical analysis of world literature and in the writing process. 

  • A degree in English addresses the importance of diversity. The study of English gives students insight into world cultures and their means of expression throughout history and helps to make students world citizens. 

Are you ready?

We open the door for those who are ready. Ready to change their life, ready to achieve goals, and ready to make a difference in the lives around them. All brought to you in an online, flexible environment. With a University of Minnesota degree that will bring you to soaring new heights. And endless possibilities getting you ready for a career change, to start something new, or to start over -- whatever your reason is, take your next step with UMN Crookston! We're ready, are you?

Meet your future professors

  • Sam Gruenberg

  • Danielle Johannesen

    Associate Professor
  • Rachel McCoppin

  • Karen Miller

    Teaching Specialist