This 18-hour certificate program will provide students with a general, academic background and hands-on experience in translation. It can be taken as a stand-alone program or in conjunction with another major. The program will develop skills in the areas of written and oral communication, and it will emphasize community involvement and cultural competency. Students will gain experience in the translation of medical, legal, business/financial and general literature documents. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to apply language-related skills in a variety of professional venues such as businesses, medical facilities, courts, law enforcement and social services agencies, education and other job scenarios requiring fluency in English and Spanish. The program supports the mission of the Department of Foreign Languages to prepare students for the multicultural, multilingual world in which they live. The program is open to all majors.
2011-2012 Course Offerings
Spring 2012 (tentative)
SPAN 3820 (Prerequisite: SPAN 3800)