Translate and interpret between Spanish and English
Community interpretation provide students with foundational skills in Spanish-English translation and interpretation. Students seeking interpreter certification and improved marketability as bilinguals using Spanish and English in the workplace have the option to complete a certificate or associate degree.
Programs of Study
Associate of Science (MAS557), Certificate (MCE557)
The Community Interpretation program provides students with a foundation in the skills of Spanish-English translation and interpretation. Students train intensively in the three modes of interpreting: simultaneous, consecutive, and sight translation. Instruction covers general and literary translation and skills are applied in the contexts of medicine, law, and business.
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Why study community interpretation?
What You'll Learn
- Learn interpreting terminology and protocol.
- Learn how to sight translate legal, business and medical documents from English into Spanish and from Spanish into English.
- Gain the ability to consecutively interpret speech from English into Spanish and Spanish into English in legal, business, and medical settings.
- Learn how to use of resources such as dictionaries and the internet in performing terminological research.
- Spanish Translator
- Spanish Interpreter
- Medical Interpreter
- Court Interpreter
- Educational Interpreter