English is a particularly powerful major, because the ability to read deeply, to think critically, and to write eloquently is crucial to a rewarding life. But more fundamentally, English is about stories. By studying the greatest stories ever told, by realizing the power of human language, and by taking part in the ever-unfolding history of literature you have the ability to know your world uniquely and deeply.
Your acadmic advisor is a great resource to help you find classes, confirm major/minor requirements and ensure you're on the right path. Find their office hours and contact information to set up meetings.
The Program for Writing & Rhetoric Writing Center offers undergraduate students free one–hour consultations with professional staff to support writing in all courses and for career preparation.