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School of Language, Literature & Humanities

The School of Language, Literature & Humanities provides courses of study in the following fields:

  • Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Humanities
  • Philosophy
  • Reading
  • World Languages

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Knowledge of a second language, the ability to write clearly, and an understanding of literature can serve you well in any career field. Read about our courses, meet our faculty members, and discover a subject that inspires you.

 New Building & Room Numbers 

The Chula Vista Campus has renumbered and standardized all building and room numbers to help students, employees and visitors better find their way. Follow the button link below for more information, including updated maps!

New Building & Room Numbers at Chula Vista

Enter the World of Words

By exploring our classes and the topics we cover, you'll fire up your imagination and creativity.

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Course Schedule


At Southwestern, we believe you always have time to read a good book.

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Choose from among 95 courses that cover the basics to more complex studies.

Talk With Our Team

Nervous about learning a new language? Excited to talk about what you just read? Contact us.


Courtney Bussell

Department Chair, English as a Second Language

cleckey@swccd.edu(619) 421-6700 x5822

Esther Alonso

Department Chair, World Languages

ealonso@swccd.edu(619) 421-6700 x5724