Spanish Minor

The Spanish minor (18 units) 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-B
Baez Calonge, Azalia
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
SPA115-D
Gonzalez, Honorio
09/06/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L247
SPA115-A
Gonzalez, Honorio
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus L247
SPA115-C
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/06/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B219
SPA115-C
Baez Calonge, Azalia
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
SPA115-D
Baez Calonge, Azalia
01/09/2023 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 036
SPA115-B
Gonzalez, Honorio
01/09/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
SPA115-A
Gonzalez, Honorio
01/09/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
SPA115-A
Gonzalez, Honorio
05/08/2023 T 12:00 PM - 4:30 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-D
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B223
SPA125-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/06/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190
SPA125-B
Gonzalez, Honorio
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L247
SPA125-C
Hupka, Vanessa S.
01/09/2023 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
SPA125-A
Gonzalez, Honorio
01/09/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SPA125-B
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus P280
SPA125-D
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
SPA125-A
Gonzalez, Honorio
07/03/2023 T 12:00 PM - 4:30 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)

Lower Division Requirements

 

SPA101 Introduction to the Discipline

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)

SPA101-A
Ruvalcaba, Noe
09/06/2022 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 191

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
09/06/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 107
SPA213-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/09/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 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
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 301
SPA223-A
Dhouti Martinez, Khamla L.
01/09/2023 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.
01/09/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

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
Ruvalcaba, Noe
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 245

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.
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 036

Complete 6 additional upper division units in Spanish.