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Combined Certificate in Translation & Interpretation Studies

Fundamentals of Interpretation (TSFUNINT)

 

Note: Course is conducted in English and Spanish.

Class Description
This class introduces students to the world of community interpreting, specifically the different modes of interpreting in different settings. Course is conducted in English and Spanish.


Interpretation in Medical Settings (TSINTMED)

 

Note: Course is conducted in English and Spanish.
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Interpretation

Class Description
This course exposes the student to interpretation in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics, mental health and psychiatric facilities. Consecutive interpretation is covered, simultaneous interpretation and sight translation.


Interpretation in Legal Settings (TSINTLEG)

 

Note: Course is conducted in English and Spanish.
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Interpretation

Class Description
This course focuses on the court interpreter profession in the U.S. The class covers court and legal terminology, as well as colloquial language as it relates to the concepts that appear in courtrooms and depositions. Issues that affect defendants or respondents with limited English proficiency within the courtroom culture will also be addressed.


 

Introduction to Translation (TSINTTRA)

 

Note: Course is conducted in Spanish.

Class Description
Learn the basic skills needed to translate texts, improve technique, utilize resources and address general challenges. The class covers: legal translation, business and financial translation, translation for advertisement, medical translation, and editing and proofreading public service announcements.


Translation Studies I (TSTRAST1)

 

Note: Course is conducted in Spanish.

Class Description

This course expands on the topics covered in Introduction to Translation Studies for a more in depth look at legal, business and medical translation. The class covers news and literary translation.


Translation Studies II (TSTRAST2)

 

Note: Course is conducted in Spanish.

Class Description
In this course, students work on a translation project dealing with one topic and render a professional translation from English to Spanish. Topics may include music, Spanish literature, or history.


Electives (Choose 3)

 

Note Taking for Interpreting (TSNOTTAK)

 

Note: Course is conducted in English and Spanish.

Class Description
This course emphasizes the importance of note-taking for interpreters. Several techniques are reviewed so that students develop their own practical method.


 

Spanish Grammar Review (TSSPAGRA)

 

Note: Course is conducted in Spanish.

Class Description
This course reviews basic Spanish grammar concepts such as common parts of speech, tenses and sentence structure, and emphasizes comprehension and text analysis. This course is conducted in Spanish and enables students to have a better understanding of Spanish as a source language for translation and interpretation.


 

Spanish Editing (TSSPAEDI)

 

Note: Course is conducted in Spanish.

Class Description
Students learn the basic editing tools necessary such as editing and proofreading symbols and electronic editing to edit text in Spanish and translations.


 

Spanish Composition (TSSPACOM)

 

Note: Course is conducted in English and Spanish.

Class Description
The course emphasizes advanced written composition and advanced vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. Topics will include grammatical matters such as punctuation, writing clearly, the art of writing and different techniques. Course is conducted in Spanish.

 

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