Interpreting Studies Minor
The purpose of the Interpreting Studies Minor is to provide students with an understanding of the complex set of skills needed to become an effective interpreter. The Interpreting Studies Minor introduces students to principles of interpreting including in-depth analyses of cultural competencies, ethical dilemmas and their relevance in the interpreting process.
- Provide students with the tools to understand and analyze issues related to the theory and practice of interpreting.
- Provide students with the skills and knowledge to analyze ethical and cultural concerns and their implications in the interpreting process.
- Promote awareness regarding the profession of interpreting.
Requirement listing: 15 credits total
Required courses: 9 credits
SPAN 305: Conversation and Grammar I, 3 credits.
INTP 301: Introduction to Interpreting Principles, 3 credits.
INTP 444: Cultural Competence and Ethics in interpreting, 3 credits.
Elective courses: 6 credits
Select one course from INTP 452 or INTP 456. Select another course from SPAN 361, SPAN 364 or SPAN 367.