This course is an introduction to the theory, methods, techniques, and problems involved in translating and interpreting, as well as a class where we will improve language skills by using the translation as a tool. The emphasis is on general material taken from journals, newspapers, with some consideration of specialized material from teh fields of business, literature, and the social sciences. Emphasis will be placed on translating and interpreting from Spanish to English, with some consideration given to English-Spanish translation. Required readings will be in both languages. Prerequisite: BC or higher in 306.