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You will be interested in a Spanish minor if you want to teach or work in a multicultural environment. A Spanish minor can also prepare you for graduate school in many fields.
You will be interested in a Spanish Translation Certificate if you have advanced Spanish proficiency and plan to pursue a translation career. This curriculum will prepare you for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification. You can also pursue this certificate if you wish to communicate more effectively in a multilingual work environment.
A Spanish minor consists of 20 total credit hours. By completing a minor in Spanish, you will:
The Translation Certificate Program
This is a five-course sequence that will provide you with training to translate from Spanish into English. You will also gain some familiarity with oral interpretation, and you will have the opportunity to complete an internship.
You can seek admission to the Translation Certificate program if you have completed at least third-year college Spanish classes, or if you have native or near-native reading and writing proficiency in Spanish and English. A placement exam and an interview with the Program Director are also required to complete the admission process.
Translation workshops are open to all qualified students, including native and heritage speakers. Enrollment in a degree program is not necessary for these classes.
SPECIAL ELEMENTS OF THE MINOR
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