The Humanities Division oversees three departments: Communication Studies, Language Studies, and Writing and Literature, as well as the Cottage Grove and Florence Centers.
Language Studies, Communication Studies, and Writing and Literature. With a wide variety of courses and a large number of different course offerings, you can develop a full range of expressive, interpretive, creative, and communicative skills.
Writing and Literature
The Writing and Literature Department offers courses in composition, creative writing, technical writing, literature, and film as literature. The Writing Center offers one-to-one tutoring on papers written for any class at LCC.
The Language Studies Department offers two years of study in French, Spanish, and Chinuk Wawa (from 101 to 203), satisfying graduation requirements of the Oregon University System.
The Speech and Communication Studies Department offers courses that focus on oral communication in a number of contexts, including interpersonal communication, group communication, professional communication, cultural communication, and public speaking. The department also offers courses in Forensics and supports the LCC student debate team.
See our students' work in the following publications:
To better serve Lane County's rural communities, LCC teaches a variety of classes at our centers in Cottage Grove and Florence.
Cottage Grove Center
The Cottage Grove Center is proud to offer learning resources such as placement testing and GED/ABSE preparatory classes.
The Florence Center has a long history of providing education for many different learners on the beautiful Oregon coast. Whether it's taking courses to build to a degree or certificate, learning English as a second language, or finally earning your GED, the Florence Center helps students work toward their dreams.