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Translation & Interpretation Studies Concentration

Associate of Arts

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.  

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in TRS courses once you have a score of a minimum of 601 on the Spanish WebCAPE (Computerized Adaptive Placement Test) and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information  

Division of Communication
Dean: 520.206.7045
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7274
Advisor: 520.206.5251
Information Sessions

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.

Conditional Program/Major Concentration Codes: AOA9ALA/9TRS/ALAT

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