Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University – Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages
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About the Program

Program Description

Russian Translation Minor

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages offers a degree of bachelor of science in Russian translation provides students with a high degree of skill in translating from Russian to English. Students are encouraged to use their language skills through contact with native Russian speakers and to participate in the Education Abroad program at St. Petersburg University in Russia or the Volgolgrad Summer Russian Language program.

The Russian Translation minor opens employment opportunities for its graduates in fields and professions where proficiency in one or more foreign languages is desirable or required.

This major is designed to offer, within the context of a liberal education, specialized skills in translation from the Russian language. The curriculum is career-oriented and requires competence in a field or fields in addition to thelanguage skill. Students will select such a field or fields in accordance with their special interests and in consultation both with the adviser and with persons directly involved with the field chosen.

Costs

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Editor notes

The Pennsylvania State University offers a minor in Russian Translation, in which the students learn through contact with native Russ ian speakers and to participate in the Education Abroad program at St. Petersburg University in Russia. The university also offers Majors in many other languages, but not directly related to translation.

Link

http://bulletins.psu.edu/bulletins/bluebook/minors.cfm?letter=R&;program=rus_tmi.htm

Contact Information

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-5481

Fax: 814-863-8882

Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages

311 Burrowes Building

E-mail: psugerman@psu.edu






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