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.

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We are here to support each of our student’s needs. Chat live on Cranium Café by finding an online staff member below. To learn more, visit the Virtual Welcome Center. Our student service specialists have their hours of availability listed on their profile cards. If a team member's hours are not reflective of their availability, they are likely supporting another student. We give each of our students the individual attention and time they deserve. Thank you for your patience.

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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 421-6700 x5822

Nora Portillo

Department Chair, World Languages 421-6700 x5943

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