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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.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must score a minimum of 601 on the Spanish WebCAPE (Computerized Adaptive Placement Test). See an advisor for details

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.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program 

Program Requirements 2018-2019

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