Pima Community College

Pima Community College - Tucson, AZ
  • Undergraduate
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About the Program

Program Description

Through a combination of theory and practice, students gain experience in translating or interpreting in specialty areas including health care, legal, literary and business. Complete this program by taking classes exclusively on evenings/weekends, or in a combination of day, evening and weekend classes.

Translation Studies ? Certificate

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Translation
  • Spanish for Translation
  • English for Translation
  • Technology for Translation and Interpretation
  • Survey of Translation Specialty Areas
  • Translation in Specialty Areas
  • Advanced Project in Translation

Support Courses

  • Computer
  • Fundamentals
  • Grammar and Composition
  • Spanish Phonetics

Translation and Interpretation Studies

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Translation
  • Spanish for Translation
  • English for Translation
  • Technology for Translation and Interpretation
  • Survey of Translation Specialty Areas
  • Translation in Specialty Areas
  • Medical
  • Spanish/English Interpreting
  • Interpretation Techniques
  • Consecutive Interpretation and Sight Translation
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Advanced Project in Translation

Support Courses

  • Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics
  • Computer
  • Literacy
  • Computer
  • Fundamentals
  • Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers
  • Writing I
  • Writing II

Editor notes

Pima Community College has a well comprehensive course on translation and interpretation, although it offers only courses in the English ? Spanish pair. A student will come out of it prepared for the most important aspects of the profession, including specific courses on consecutive, sight and simultaneous interpretation.

Link

http://www.pima.edu/program/translation/index.shtml

Contact Information

Pima Community College

4905 E. Broadway Blvd.

Tucson, AZ 85709-1010

Phone: (520) 206-4500

Hearing-impaired (TTY): (520) 206-4530

Toll-free: 1-800-860-PIMA

Email: infocenter@pima.edu






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