Department of English, World Languages, and Journalism

What we offer

Offering a full selection of English, world languages & journalism courses. The English program offers English Classes (ENG), English Humanities classes (ENH), Creative Writing classes (CRW), English as a Second Language classes (ESL), Critical Reading classes (CRE), Reading classes (RDG), Honors (HON) and Humanities (HUM). World Languages currently offers language courses in Spanish (SPA) and American Sign Language (ASL). We also offer a very exciting Journalism program that includes a wide variety of Journalism classes (JRN), Mass Communication classes (MCO) and is the home to the SCC's student newspaper Northeast Valley News.

Every member of the English, World Language & Journalism Department is focused on helping our students succeed. We are very proud to provide free tutoring to students through the Writing Center, which is located in the Language & Communication Building. Please feel free to contact us or stop by for additional class or program information.

Contact Information

  • Department of English, World Languages, and Journalism
  • Language and Communications Building
  • Office: LC-305
  • Phone: (480) 423-6459
  • [email protected]
  • Cynthia Kiefer
  • Director, Division of English, World Languages, & Information Studies
  • Office: LC-311
  • Phone: (480) 423-6454
  • [email protected]
  • Larry Tualla
  • Chair, Department of English, World Languages, & Journalism
  • Office: LC-312
  • Phone: (480) 423-6773
  • [email protected]
  • Jeff Ortiz
  • Assistant Chair, Department of English, World Languages, & Journalism
  • Office: LC-342
  • Phone: (480) 423-6465
  • [email protected]
  • Anna Dragon
  • Administrative Support
  • Office: LC-355
  • Phone: (480) 423-6459
  • [email protected]
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