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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.
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Translation & Interpretation Studies Concentration

Associate of Arts

This concentration is currently inactivated and is no longer accepting new students. If you are interested in this area of study, consider the TRS Certificate ProgramStudents who have completed the certificate can choose to continue their studies by pursuing the Associate of Arts - Liberal Arts.

If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact the Program Manager. 

Gain the skills in translating written documents and orally interpreting between English and Spanish while preparing to transfer to a university. This degree combines theory and practice and allows students to to translate and/or interpret in such specialty areas as healthcare, education, legal, business or literature.  

You will be eligible to enroll in TRS courses once you score a minimum of 601 on the Spanish WebCAPE (Computerized Adaptive Placement Test) or can provide proof of Spanish proficiency attained with either the successful completion of SPA 202 or SPA 203 or alternative exam placement-i.e., CLEP or AP scores. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information  

Division of Communication
Dean: 520.206.5105
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7274
Program Manager:520.206.7317

Academic Options

This program is designed to transfer to the Spanish, Translation and Interpretation emphasis degree at the University of Arizona. Students planning to transfer to another university should meet with an advisor to complete a transfer plan.


Become a professional translator or interpreter between English and Spanish and enjoy challenging work in healthcare, education or legal specialties for government or corporate entities.

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