Courses

Prerequisites

SPA115 Elementary Spanish I

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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SPA115-C
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B251
SPA115-A
Gonzalez, Honorio
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B222
SPA115-D
Gonzalez, Honorio
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B222
SPA115-B
Ordonez, Linda Lizet
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus A013
SPA115-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 356
SPA115-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus L246
SPA115-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 356
SPA115-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 Th 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM TBA

SPA125 Elementary Spanish II

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: SPA110 or SPA 115. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SPA125-B
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 36A2
SPA125-C
Ordonez, Linda Lizet
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus A013
SPA125-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Building 36 36A2
SPA125-E
Perez, Gilberto A.
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 245
SPA125-F
Cavalieri-Leon, Raquel Beatriz
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 191
SPA125-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus A014
SPA125-B
Ordonez, Linda Lizet
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 052
SPA125-C
Gonzalez, Honorio
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B222
SPA125-F
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus M260
SPA125-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/01/2019 T 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM TBA

Lower Division Requirements

SPA213 Intermediate Spanish I

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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SPA213-C
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B251
SPA213-A
Perez, Gilberto A.
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 245
SPA213-A
Perez, Gilberto A.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 245

SPA223 Intermediate Spanish II

Continued grammar review and reading, translation, and interpretation of modern Spanish poetry and prose. Classroom activities are supplemented with a variety of homework assignments and language lab participation. Prerequisite: SPA 120, 125 or equivalent. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SPA223-A
Perez, Gilberto A.
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 245
SPA223-A
Perez, Gilberto A.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 245

SPA233 Intermediate Conversational Span

This course takes a functional, integrated skills approach for intermediate students of Spanish. The course is a two-skills communicative based program (oral /aural).The course develops language proficiency and an awareness and appreciation of Latin American culture. The course will provide comprehensible input in a low anxiety environment in order to enhance second language acquisition. The course is designed to put into practice the thematic vocabulary that has been presented during the elementary and intermediate courses. Prerequisite: SPA 120, 125 or equivalent. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SPA233-A
Perez, Gilberto A.
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 245

*Replace with upper division units in Spanish for students fluent in the Spanish language.

Upper Division Requirements

HIS315 Latin American History

This course is a survey of Latin American history from the Spanish discovery of the Americas through the Cold War in the twentieth century. The course focuses on the impact of Spanish and Portuguese colonialism, the wars of Latin American Independence, the development of Latin American republics, and the impact of US intervention in the region. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

HIS315-A
Campbell, Ted Allen
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 036

SPA324 Iberian Civilization and Culture

A study of the civilization and culture of Spain from the formation of Iberian civilization to the present. This study covers history, geography, art, architecture, literature and other aspects of civilization and culture. This course is conducted in Spanish and provides the background for studies in Iberian Literature. Prerequisite: SPA 223 or 233. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring even years)

SPA325 Spanish Grammar Context and Comp

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 or 233. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SPA325-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Building 36 36A2
SPA325-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 171

SPA345 Survey of Iberian Literature

Covers multiple genres of literature produced in Spain from ancient times to the 16th century. Prerequisites: SPA 223 or 233. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring odd years)

SPA345-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 356

SPA365 Survey of Iberian Literature II

This course studies major works in Iberian literature written from the Golden Age to present times. Many literary movements come to life throughout the study of these works. This course brings forth the conflict between tradition and reform that characterized Spanish literature throughout the last centuries. Prerequisites: SPA 223 or 233. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall odd years)

SPA365-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/04/2018 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B251

SPA414 Latin American Literature I

Explores Latin American literature from early periods to the 19th century. Emphasis will be placed on different genres arising from both indigenous traditions, ethnographical narratives of the conquest, and major works written during the colonial and emancipation periods. Prerequisites: SPA 223 or 233. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring even years)

SPA424 Latin American Literature II

This course studies major works in Latin American literature written from the nineteenth century to present times. Emphasis is placed on literary movements and genres that came to life during these centuries, among them: Modernism, Postmodernism, Revolutionary Narratives, Indigenous Novels, and Vanguard Poetry. Prerequisite: SPA 223 or 233. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall even years)

SPA424-A
Perez, Gilberto A.
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 245

SPA499 Capstone

This course reviews and organizes the linguistic, literary, and cultural knowledge acquired by senior students throughout their course of studies in the Spanish program. Students will demonstrate this knowledge and their advanced proficiency levels in oral and written Spanish by developing and presenting a capstone portfolio. Prerequisite: Senior status. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SPA499-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/04/2018 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Instructor OFFC
SPA499-A
Perez, Gilberto A.
01/09/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 245

Complete 3 additional upper division units in Spanish.

Students can earn an optional concentration in Hispanic Literature and Film by completing the Hispanic Literature and Film certificate requirements.

*The optional concentration requires the completion of twelve (12) distinct units beyond the major.