Spanish Minor

The Spanish minor at California Baptist University is designed to provide students with the basic critical skills and knowledge needed to complement a broad variety of majors.

Prerequisites

Choose one of the following sequences:

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; Fall/Spring)

SPA115-A
Ordonez, Linda Lizet
05/04/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM James Complex 171
SPA115-A
Gonzalez, Honorio
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
SPA115-D
Gonzalez, Honorio
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SPA115-B
Orozco, Teresa D.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
SPA115-C
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
SPA115-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SPA115-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
SPA115-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
SPA115-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/03/2021 T 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: SPA 110 or 115. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SPA125-A
Wells, Jason A.
06/29/2020 T 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM BUS 103
SPA125-B
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
SPA125-C
Wells, Jason A.
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
SPA125-E
Wells, Jason A.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
SPA125-A
Ordonez, Linda Lizet
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SPA125-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
SPA125-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
SPA125-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
SPA125-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
SPA125-A
STAFF, STAFF
06/28/2021 T 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM TBA
or

SPA130 Spanish for Heritage Speakers I

This course will build upon and further develop the informal knowledge of Spanish that heritage learners bring to the classroom and cultivate formal speaking, reading, and writing abilities. Students are not expected to have any formal training in written Spanish prior to enrolling in this course. Cannot receive credit for both SPA 125 and 130. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SPA130-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
08/24/2020 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA ONLN

Lower Division Requirements

Choose one of the following sequences:

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, 130, or equivalent. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SPA213-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
08/24/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
SPA213-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

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. Cannot receive credit for both SPA 223 and 230. Prerequisite: SPA 120, 125, 130, or equivalent. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SPA223-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
SPA223-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
or

SPA230 Spanish for Heritage Speakers II

This course is designed specifically for heritage speakers of Spanish with oral proficiency, but little formal training in the language. It will emphasize activities which will acquaint students with Spanish in its written form and which will expand students' overall knowledge of the language. This course will review the principles of Spanish grammar, emphasizing their application to composition. Cannot receive credit for both SPA 223 and 230. Prerequisite: SPA 115, 125, 130, or assessment. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SPA230-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/11/2021 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA ONLN

Plus 3 additional units in Spanish. 

*Replace SPA 230 with upper division units in Spanish if exempted by exam or assessment.

Upper Division Requirements

SPA315 Intro to Hispanic Literature

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, 233, or 305. (3 units; Spring)

SPA315-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
SPA315-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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, 230, or 233. (3 units; Fall)

SPA325-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

Complete 6 additional upper division units in Spanish.