The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification course has been designed to be dynamic in order to challenge, stimulate, and prepare students just like you for teaching English to speakers of other languages. This TESOL seminar is designed to assist novices and teachers with minimal experience to become confident, successful educators in teaching ESL (English as a Second Language). To achieve this goal, the students are immersed in the most critical ESL methodologies. At the end of the course, you will teach an actual ESL classes utilizing the Grammar Translation Method and the Direct Method to showcase their knowledge, competencies, and abilities.
California Baptist University is a joint member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division II level, and a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)  CBU competes in the Pacific West Conference in most sports and in 2012–13 the university joined the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) for men's volleyball.  CBU offers 20 sports (10 for men and 10 for women):  For men, California Baptist sponsors baseball, basketball , cross country, golf, soccer, swimming and diving , track (distance), volleyball, water polo , and wrestling . For women, California Baptist sponsors basketball, cheerleading , cross country, golf, soccer, softball , swimming and diving, track (distance), volleyball, and water polo.