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Languages and Literature

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Linda Cooke Smith
College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

New Programs and Courses

  • Program: Arts and Sciences: Women's Studies, Associate of Arts (A.A.)
  • Course: ENG-2826 - American War Literature and Film
  • Course: LAN-1054 - Cultures of Asia
  • Course: LAN-1100 - Introduction to Women's Studies

To view complete information on these programs and courses, visit the Programs of Study link on the left-hand navigation column.

Languages and Literature


 David Robinson

Chair and Professor: David M. Robinson
Phone: 301-934-7857

 Linda Cook


Lead Administrative Assistant: Linda Cooke Smith
Phone: 301-934-7850


 Mission Statement

The Division of Languages and Literature empowers students in their personal, academic, and professional lives by both expanding their knowledge of language and enhancing their skills in using it.  It provides an opportunity to pursue a high-quality, post-secondary education program and course work with content specialization aimed at transfer preparation. The division offers developmental as well as college-level courses, stressing competency in communication skills, critical thinking, and knowledge of literature and culture.