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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.

Conditional Enrollment Program: To be eligible to enroll in TRS courses, you must score a minimum of 601 on the Spanish WebCAPE (Computerized Adaptive Placement Test). Once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment, you may enroll in TRS courses. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Concentration Codes: CRTTRANSLATE/9TRS

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 2019-2020

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