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Translation and Interpreting Undergraduate Certificate

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

Students can choose from one of two tracks: Translation or Interpreting.

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 372 is required only if no language-specific translation course is available; otherwise, a language-specific translation course is required.

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

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