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Translation and Interpretation Studies


Develop your skills in Spanish-English and English-Spanish written translation in the health care, legal, literary and business fields. Courses include both hands-on and theoretical classes, as well as internship opportunities.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must score a minimum of 601 on the Spanish WebCAPE (Computerized Adaptive Placement Test). See an advisor for details

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Translate written documents between English and Spanish

Academic options: Continue your studies by working toward the Translation and Interpretation Studies concentration of the AA in Liberal Arts degree.

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Program Requirements 2018-2019

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
TRS 101 Introduction to Translation and Interpretation 3
TRS 120IN Technology for Translation and Interpretation 2
TRS 160 Translation in Specialty Area 4
TRS 161 Medical Spanish/English Interpretation 3
TRS 162 Introduction to Legal Spanish/English Interpretation 3
TRS 202 Interpretation Techniques 3
TRS 270 Simultaneous Interpretation 4
TRS 282 Advanced Project in Translation 4
Total 26