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Pending Certificate Programs at Community College of Aurora

The following certificates are under review by the U.S. Department of Education and are not financial aid eligible yet. 

Translation and Interpretation Certificate-Medical

The Translation and Interpretation Certificate with a Medical emphasis provides the fundamental practices in the three modes of Interpretation-consecutive, simultaneous and sight translation-and an additional understanding of medical concepts and terminology to those seeking professional certification as medical interpreters, or plan to work in medical settings.  

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Prerequisites:

1.    Provide evidence of proficiency in English with one of the following:

a.     Completion of ENG 121 or higher with a C or higher.

b.    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:

a.     Evidence of completion of high school in a country where the language is spoken.

b.    Completion of a college minor in the second language with a minimum grade of "C" for all courses taken in the second language

c.     Other evidence demonstrating proficiency in a second language may be approved by the program Chair

3.    Prospective students must attend a mandatory information orientation prior to enrollment. Contact Department Administrative Assistant (Lauryn Gangle-Wythe 303-360-4749) for dates and times.

Certificate Requirements: 33 credits

TRI 101

Introduction to Translation and Interpretation

3

TRI 103

Code of Ethics

2

TRI 104

Business of Translation and Interpretation

3

TRI 201

Consecutive Interpretation I

3

TRI 202

Simultaneous Interpretation I

3

TRI 203

Sight Translation

3

TRI 204

Consecutive Interpretation II

3

TRI 205

Simultaneous Interpretation II

3

BIO 106

Basic Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIO 116

Introduction to Human Disease (GT-SC2)

3

HPR 178

Medical Terminology (3 Credit Hours)

3

 

 
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