Montclair State University

Montclair State University – Department of Spanish and Italian
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About the Program

Program Description 

The Translator Training Program at Montclair State University offers a four-semester concentration within the Spanish major. It consists of a sequential series of courses students begin in their junior year:


Fundamentals of Spanish GrammarSpanish Composition and StylisticsIntroduction to Hispanic LinguisticsIntroduction to Hispanic Literary StudiesVoices of the Past and Present: SpainVoices of the Past and Present: Latin America

Major Literature Electives

Cultural Electives

Requirements for Concentration

Translation I

Translation II

Translation III

Practicum in Translation

  • Translation I, II, III

Translation I and II and III offer a combination of translation theory and practice with emphasis on five main areas: business/finance, law, medicine, international affairs, and literature.

  • Practicum in Translation

Practicum in Translation is taught in the Translation Laboratory using state of the arttechnology.  


Check with the university. 

Editor notes

This is a complete course, comprehending the most important aspects of translation studies. It provides, first of all, a good background on Spanish linguistics and culture as part of the Spanish Major, and then, in the Concentration in Translation, it provides the students with different fields of specialization and with practical experience using the most important translation tools.


Contact Information

Department of Spanish and Italian

301 Dickson Hall

Montclair State University

1 Normal Avenue

Montclair, NJ 07043


(973) 655-4285



Dr. Linda Gould Levine  


Administrative Assistant

Ms. Enith Krause


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