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Translation and Interpreting Certificate

Translation and Interpreting Undergraduate Certificate

LAS3

The certificate consists of three to five 4-credit courses and one 2-credit course, for a total of 14-22 credits.

Students can choose from one of three tracks:

  • Translation
  • Interpreting
  • Translation and Interpreting (T&I)

To declare the certificate, students must contact Elias Shakkour and include the following information in the email:

  • Student ID
  • Primary College
  • Track (Translation, Interpreting or T&I)

Course requirements are listed below.  For either track, courses may be substituted on a case-by-case basis following consultation with the Director of TIC, and, if appropriate, the respective language program director.
 

Translation Track:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MOL 370PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING4
MOL 371TRANSLATION AS AN ART & SCIENCE4
MOL 372TRANSLATION LANGUAGE-PAIR PRACTICE4
MOL 379TRANSLATION/INTERPRETING PRACTICUM2

Note:

MOL 371 and MOL 372 are both required if the Department of Modern Languages does not offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language.  If the Department of Modern Languages does offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language, the student is required to take a language-specific translation course and either MOL 371 or MOL 372.  If it is not feasible for a student to register for a language-specific translation course because it is not offered during the student's time at DePaul, because it conflicts with the student's schedule, or for any other reason, the student will be required to take both MOL 371 and MOL 372

Examples of language-specific courses that can meet this requirement:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ARB 330ARABIC TRANSLATION4
FCH 321TRANSLATION4
FCH 323TRANSLATION II4
FCH 324TRANSLATION III4
GER 321TRANSLATION4
ITA 321TRANSLATION4
SPN 325ADVANCED SPANISH TRANSLATION4
SPN 334ADVANCED TRANSLATION IN THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD: COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE LEARNING4

A 300-level JPN course may also meet this requirement if taught as a Japanese Translation Practicum.
 

Interpreting Track:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MOL 370PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING4
MOL 373CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETING4
MOL 374SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING4
MOL 379TRANSLATION/INTERPRETING PRACTICUM2


Translation and Interpreting Track (T&I):

Course Title Quarter Hours
MOL 370PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING4
MOL 371TRANSLATION AS AN ART & SCIENCE4
MOL 372TRANSLATION LANGUAGE-PAIR PRACTICE4
MOL 373CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETING4
MOL 374SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING4
MOL 379TRANSLATION/INTERPRETING PRACTICUM2

Note:

MOL 371 and MOL 372 are both required if the Department of Modern Languages does not offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language.  If the Department of Modern Languages does offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language, the student is required to take a language-specific translation course and either MOL 371 or MOL 372.  If it is not feasible for a student to register for a language-specific translation course because it is not offered during the student's time at DePaul, because it conflicts with the student's schedule, or for any other reason, the student will be required to take both MOL 371 and MOL 372

Examples of language-specific courses that can meet this requirement:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ARB 330ARABIC TRANSLATION4
FCH 321TRANSLATION4
FCH 323TRANSLATION II4
FCH 324TRANSLATION III4
GER 321TRANSLATION4
ITA 321TRANSLATION4
SPN 325ADVANCED SPANISH TRANSLATION4
SPN 334ADVANCED TRANSLATION IN THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD: COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE LEARNING4

A 300-level JPN course may also meet this requirement if taught as a Japanese Translation Practicum.

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Translation and Interpreting Graduate Certificate

LAS3

The certificate consists of three to five 4-credit courses and one 2-credit course, for a total of 14-22 credits.

Students can choose from one of three tracks:

  • Translation
  • Interpreting
  • Translation and Interpreting (T&I)

To declare the certificate, students must contact Elias Shakkour and include the following information in the email:

  • Student ID
  • Primary College
  • Track (Translation, Interpreting or T&I)

Course requirements are listed below.  For each track, courses may be substituted on a case-by-case basis following consultation with the Director of TIC, and, if appropriate, the respective language program director.
 

Translation Track:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MOL 470PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING4
MOL 471TRANSLATION AS AN ART & SCIENCE4
MOL 472TRANSLATION LANGUAGE-PAIR PRACTICE4
MOL 479TRANSLATION/INTERPRETING PRACTICUM2

Note:

MOL 471 and MOL 472 are both required if the Department of Modern Languages does not offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language.  If the Department of Modern Languages does offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language, the student is required to take a language-specific translation course and either MOL 471 or MOL 472.  If it is not feasible for a student to register for a language-specific translation course because it is not offered during the student's time at DePaul, because it conflicts with the student's schedule, or for any other reason, the student will be required to take both MOL 471 and MOL 472.  

Examples of language-specific courses that can meet this requirement:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ARB 430ARABIC TRANSLATION4
FCH 421TRANSLATION4
FCH 423TRANSLATION II4
FCH 424TRANSLATION III4
GER 421TRANSLATION4
ITA 421TRANSLATION4
SPN 425ADVANCED SPANISH TRANSLATION4
SPN 434ADVANCED TRANSLATION IN THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD: COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE LEARNING4

A 400-level JPN course may also meet this requirement if taught as a Japanese Translation Practicum.
 

Interpreting Track:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MOL 470PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING4
MOL 473CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETING4
MOL 474SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING4
MOL 479TRANSLATION/INTERPRETING PRACTICUM2

 
Translation and Interpreting Track (T&I):

Course Title Quarter Hours
MOL 470PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING4
MOL 471TRANSLATION AS AN ART & SCIENCE4
MOL 472TRANSLATION LANGUAGE-PAIR PRACTICE4
MOL 473CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETING4
MOL 474SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING4
MOL 479TRANSLATION/INTERPRETING PRACTICUM2

Note:

MOL 471 and MOL 472 are both required if the Department of Modern Languages does not offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language.  If the Department of Modern Languages does offer a language-specific translation course in the student's language, the student is required to take a language-specific translation course and either MOL 471 or MOL 472.  If it is not feasible for a student to register for a language-specific translation course because it is not offered during the student's time at DePaul, because it conflicts with the student's schedule, or for any other reason, the student will be required to take both MOL 471 and MOL 472.  

Examples of language-specific courses that can meet this requirement:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ARB 430ARABIC TRANSLATION4
FCH 421TRANSLATION4
FCH 423TRANSLATION II4
FCH 424TRANSLATION III4
GER 421TRANSLATION4
ITA 421TRANSLATION4
SPN 425ADVANCED SPANISH TRANSLATION4
SPN 434ADVANCED TRANSLATION IN THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD: COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE LEARNING4

A 400-level JPN course may also meet this requirement if taught as a Japanese Translation Practicum.

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