The Spanish minor (18-24 units) at California Baptist University is designed to provide students with the basic Spanish speaking skills and knowledge needed to complement a broad variety of majors.

Choose one of the following sequences:

This course is a survey of the cultural and social history of specific cultures and civilizations of Asia, focusing upon the eastern, western, and southern regions of that continent. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA101-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/03/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM The Village at CBU 100

A study of the fundamentals of the Spanish language. Emphasis is on the ability to write, read, speak, and understand simple Spanish through a variety of activities, both in and out of the classroom, homework assignments, and language lab participation. Must pass with a C- or better to continue in SPA 125. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA115-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/03/2024 MW 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Mission Hall 126
SPA115-C
Hupka, Vanessa
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L247
SPA115-B
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Building 36 36A1
SPA115-C
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
SPA115-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
SPA115-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Completion of the fundamentals of the Spanish language with emphasis upon correct pronunciation and mastery of a practical vocabulary. Practice on oral and written expression through a variety of activities, both in and out of the classroom, homework assignments, and language lab participation. Simple study of Hispanic civilization. Prerequisite: SPA 110 or 115. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA125-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus Q290
SPA125-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Building 36 36A1
SPA125-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
SPA125-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
SPA125-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SPA125-D
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
or

A review of Spanish grammar with special emphasis upon idiomatic language and verb forms. Conversation, translation, composition, and collateral reading of modern Spanish prose. Prerequisite: SPA 120, 125, or equivalent. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA213-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Building 36 36A1
SPA213-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

Review of advanced grammar with emphasis on speaking, writing, and reading in Spanish. Classroom and homework activities emphasize communicating in Spanish. Classes will be conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPA 120, 125, or equivalent. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA223-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Building 36 36A1
SPA223-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
or

This course is designed specifically for speakers of Spanish who can communicate well orally but have little formal training in Spanish, particularly in writing it. The class emphasizes activities that acquaint students with Spanish in its written form and expands students' overall knowledge of the language. This course will review the principles of Spanish grammar, emphasizing their application to composition. Prerequisite: SPA 115, 125, or assessment. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA230-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 191

Plus, 3 additional units in Spanish

 

*SPA 115 and SPA 125 can be waived by exam, assessment, or Program Director approval.

**SPA 213 and SPA 223 and SPA 230 can be replaced with upper division units in Spanish if exempted by exam or assessment.

This course explores different genres of Spanish and Hispanic literatures, focusing on critical reading and ways of writing about literature. Throughout this course, students will gain a basic understanding of current literary theory and literary strategies, while examining literary movements in the Spanish-speaking world and their socio-historical contexts. Prerequisite: SPA 223, 305, or equivalent. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA315-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

This course reviews elementary and intermediate level structures of Spanish and introduces advanced grammatical constructions. Emphasis is placed on developing correct writing skills in the Spanish language. Prerequisite: SPA 223, 230, or equivalent. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPA325-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 36A1

Complete 6 additional upper division units in Spanish.