Non-Credit Spanish Courses

Beginning Spanish (Non-Credit)

Fall 2022: Registration Closed

This free class is a crash course on how to approach Spanish-language learning. This 8-week class is part one of a two-semester course. The second part will be available in the spring semester. Unlike college courses, there will not be extensive grammatical lectures and will concentrate on oral practices. The course will provide weekly handouts and exercises, which will introduce grammar, and will be used for oral practices. The class will also have a cultural component. Children (age 10 and above) may participate in the Beginning Spanish course if accompanied by an adult also taking the course.


Tuesdays & Thursdays (Closed)
September 13 – November 3, 2022 @ 7 – 8:30PM

The Tuesday/Thursday section and the waitlist have reached enrollment capacity.

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Mondays & Wednesdays (Closed)
September 12 – November 2, 2022 @ 7 – 8:30PM

The Monday/Wednesday section and the waitlist have reached enrollment capacity.

Conversational Spanish (Non-Credit)

Spring 2022: Registration Closed

This Conversational Spanish non-credit course is an 8-week continuation of the Beginning Spanish non-credit fall semester course. New participants are welcome to register with Mr. Tony Caraballo’s approval ( This in-person class will review the fall semester’s material and move forward from that point. Participants will receive a handout package for written and oral practices in class. There is a non-refundable $100 registration fee for this continuation course.

Tuesdays & Thursdays (CLOSED)
February 8 – March 31 @ 7 – 8:30PM

Meet the Instructor

Tony Caraballo
Retired Senior Lecturer
Hispanic Studies Department, Texas A&M University

Teaching since 1978 at Coleman ISD, Texas (Spanish, ESL, & Sociology) and at TAMU since 1979, José Antonio Caraballo is a retired Senior Lecturer from the Hispanic Studies Department where he served as a faculty member, Academic Advisor, Study Abroad Coordinator, and mentor. In addition, Caraballo teaches for the Center for International Studies at Mays Business School (non-credit Spanish) & Blinn College (Spanish for Health Providers). His undying commitment to service has also earned him numerous prestigious awards including the Texas A&M Fish Camp Name Sake, the A&M International Excellence Award, and the Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award. In 2006, Caraballo was named A&M University Mentor of the Year, and in 2008, Hispanic of the Year by the Hispanic Forum of Bryan/College Station. Caraballo is currently active in the community as a radio personality for Brazos Valley Communication Radio Alegría (102.3 FM & 1240 AM), where he is a strong advocate for education, bilingualism, and multiculturalism. In the Hispanic community, he is known as “El Maestro.” Feel free to contact Mr. Caraballo at


¡Bienvenidos a nuestra clase de español!

Course Registration Contact

Center for International Business Studies
(979) 845-5234

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