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Required courses

TRSP/SPAN 6320 Translation Workshop: English-Spanish

Intensive review of translation techniques and practice of translation from English into Spanish covering a variety of text typologies, including but not limited to general informative texts, literary texts, and technical texts. Taught in Spanish. All papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisites: TRSP /SPAN 3332 or TRSP/ SPAN 3333 or instructor’s approval. Lec 3, Cr 3.

TRSP/SPAN 6322 Translation Workshop: Spanish-English

Intensive review of translation techniques and intensive practice of translation from Spanish into English covering a variety of text typologies, including but not limited to general informative texts, literary texts, and technical texts. Taught in Spanish and English. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 3332 or TRSP/SPAN 3333, or instructor’s approval. Lec 3, Cr 3.

TRSP/SPAN 6330 Translation Theory

A survey of classic and contemporary translation theories. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 3332 or TRSP/SPAN 3333 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 Lec 3, Cr 3.

INTG 6376 Consecutive Interpreting

Intensive practice in consecutive interpreting with close reference to actual usages among professional interpreters in the United States. Prerequisites: INTG 4366 or INTG 4367 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 or instructor approval Lec 3, Cr 3.

TRSP 6395 Translation /Research Project

Mini-thesis, research or translation project, of a theoretical or practical nature, including but not limited to empirical research, hermeneutical or linguistic analysis, or the translation of a complete literary, academic or technical work. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 6330, and TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 Lec 3, Cr 3.

Prescribed Elective Courses

TRSP/SPAN 6325 Specialized Translation

Intensive review of translation practices of specialized text and intensive practice of translation from English into Spanish and vice-versa, covering a variety specialized text typologies, including but not limited to legal, business and economics, medical and scientific texts. Taught in Spanish and English. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322. Lec 3, Cr 3.

TRSP/SPAN 6331 Translation Technologies

An overview of current practices in the usage of computer software for translation, including, but not limited to, computer assisted translation, terminology management, software localization and webpage translation. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 3332 or TRSP/SPAN 3333 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 Lec 3, Cr 3.

TRSP/SPAN 6332 Business and Finance Translation

Intensive practice of translation with texts on business, finance and commerce, from English into Spanish and vice-versa, with close attention to national and international financial and trade institutions and practices. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 3332 or TRSP/SPAN 3333 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 Lec 3, Cr 3.

TRSP/SPAN 6334 Translation of Legal Texts

Intensive practice of translation with texts of legal and judiciary nature, from English into Spanish and vice-versa, with close attention to national and international legal systems. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 3332 or TRSP/SPAN 3333 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 Lec 3, Cr 3

TRSP/SPAN 6335 Translation Topics

Several topics from the field of Translation Studies including but not limited to Literary Translation, Semiotics, Computer Assisted Translation, Textual Analysis and Linguistics Applied to Translation. This course may be taken three times as the topic varies. Taught in Spanish. All papers and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 3332 or TRSP/SPAN 3333 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 Lec 3, Cr 3.

TRSP/SPAN 6340 Audiovisual Translation

An overview of current practices in the translation of audiovisual materials, including, but not limited to, dubbing, subtitling, speech recognition, audiodescription, voice-over and videogames. Prerequisites: TRSP/SPAN 3332 or TRSP/SPAN 3333 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 Lec 3, Cr 3.

INTG 6377 Simultaneous Interpreting

Intensive practice in simultaneous interpreting with close reference to actual usages among professional interpreters in the United States. Prerequisites: INTG 4366 or INTG 4367 or INTG 6376 or TRSP/SPAN 6320 or TRSP/SPAN 6322 or instructor approval Lec 3, Cr 3.

INTG 6378 Court Interpreting

Intensive study and practice of sight translation, consecutive and simultaneous interpreting with reference to judiciary application. Prerequisites: INTG 4366 or INTG 4367 or INTG 6376 or INTG 6377 or instructor approval Lec 3, Cr 3.

INTG 6379 Interpreting Practicum

Intensive study and practice of sight translation, consecutive and simultaneous interpreting with close reference to terminology, documentation, ethics, and other professional issues. May be taken together with INTG 6378. Prerequisites: INTG 4366 or INTG 4367 or INTG 6376 or INTG 6377 instructor approval Lec 3, Cr 3.

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