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Language Interpretation (LGICE)

Award: Certificate of achievement

Program location: Online

This certificate offers students the opportunity to improve their language interpreting skills while earning a certificate in interpreting entirely online. Specially designed courses help up-and-coming interpreters learn the skills required to excel in this rewarding field. Note: This certificate of achievement leads to a general studies degree.

Graduation Requirements

General education

13.5

Major requirements

36.0

Total credit hours required

49.5

General education requirements (13.5 credit hrs.)

Communications

ENGL 1010English Composition IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Social sciences

Social sciences

4.5

Quantitative/numeracy skills

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

Major requirements for Language Interpretation (36.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

Initial course sequence

(students must take all courses)

LANG 1110Introduction to Language InterpretationONLINE

4.5

LANG 1120Interpreting EthicsONLINE

4.5

LANG 1130Emphasis SeminarONLINE

4.5

Specialty course sequences

(students must complete one area of specialization and the special topics course)

Community specialization
LANG 2110Fundamentals of Community InterpretationONLINE

4.5

LANG 2120Community Interpretation - Terminology and Sight TranslationONLINE

4.5

LANG 2130Consecutive Interpretation - Community

4.5

LANG 2140Simultaneous Interpretation - Community

4.5

Legal specialization
LANG 2210Fundamentals of Legal InterpretationONLINE

4.5

LANG 2220Legal Terminology and Sight TranslationONLINE

4.5

LANG 2230Consecutive Interpretation - LegalONLINE

4.5

LANG 2240Simultaneous Interpretation - LegalONLINE

4.5

Medical specialization
LANG 2310Fundamentals of Medical InterpretationONLINE

4.5

LANG 2320Medical Terminology and Sight TranslationONLINE

4.5

LANG 2330Consecutive Interpretation - MedicalONLINE

4.5

LANG 2340Simultaneous Interpretation - MedicalONLINE

4.5

LANG 2900Special Topics in Languages

variable

Curriculum Plan

Below is a suggested guide for students planning to complete the Language Interpretation certificate after one year of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter (Fall)

ENGL 1010English Composition IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

LANG 1110Introduction to Language InterpretationONLINE

4.5

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second quarter (Winter)

LANG 1120Interpreting EthicsONLINE

4.5

LANG 1130Emphasis SeminarONLINE

4.5

Social sciences

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Third quarter (Spring)

Specialty course

4.5

Specialty course

4.5

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Fourth quarter (Summer)

LANG 2900Special Topics in Languages

variable

Specialty course

4.5

Specialty course

4.5

Total Credit Hours:9.0