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Translation and Interpretation Studies

Certificate

Improve 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 fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. 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 associate's degree or by completing one of Pima's transfer degrees

More Information:  Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more. 

Program Requirements
  

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 102 English and Spanish for Translation 4
TRS 120IN Technology for Translation and Interpretation 2
TRS 150
  or TRS 203
Survey of Translation Specialty Areas
  Consecutive Interpretation and Sight Translation
4
TRS 160
  or TRS 270
Translation in Specialty Areas
  Simultaneous Interpretation
4
TRS 161
  or TRS 162
Medical Spanish/English Interpretation
  Introduction to Legal Spanish/English Interpretation
3
TRS 202 Interpretation Techniques 3
TRS 282 Advanced Project in Translation 4
Total 27