CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Interpreter and Translation Training

TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION (TRI) CERTIFICATE

This specialist certificate is intended to prepare functionally bilingual students for employment as interpreters and/or translators.  Upon completion, students should be able to provide basic interpreting and translation services between English and their other language(s).

This certificate will be offered in 10 week sessions with multiple entries throughout the year.


Courses:


TRI 101: Introduction to Translation and Interpretation (3 credits).  Presents and introduction to translation and interpretation including basic principles, procedures, and techniques; a portrait of the work duties of the various types of translators and interpreters; and theoretical foundations for translation and interpretation.  Online format.

Fall 09 schedule: 09/28-12/04

TRI 102: The Business of Translation and Interpretation (2 credits).  Presents an overview of the business of translation and interpretation including job searching, how to start a business, qualifications, and essential technologies.  Online format.
Fall 09 schedule: 11/02-12/04


TRI 201: Consecutive Interpretation (3 credits).  Presents the theory, history, and skills of consecutive interpretation and fosters the practical application of these skills.  Face-to-face format.
Fall 09 schedule: 09/28-12/08; MT 6:00-8:20


TRI 202: Simultaneous Interpretation (3 credits).  Presents the theory, history, and skills of simultaneous interpretation and fosters the practical application of these skills.  Face-to-face format.
Fall 09 schedule: 09/30-12/10; WR 6:00-8:20 

Prerequisites:

  1. Provide evidence of proficiency in English with one of the following:
    1. ACT score on the English subtest of 19 or above or SAT Verbal score of 440 or above
    2. TOEFL score of 173 on the computer test or 500 on the paper test
    3. Other evidence demonstrating English proficiency may be approved by the program chair
  2. Provide evidence of proficiency in a second language with one of the following:
    1. Evidence of completion of high school in a country where the language is spoken
    2. Completion of a college minor in the second language with a minimum grade of “C” for all courses taken in the second language
    3. Other evidence demonstrating proficiency in a second language may be approved by the program chair.

 

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