Interpretation Curriculum

As a Conference InterpretationConference Interpretation student, you will have the opportunity to take courses in consecutive and simultaneous interpretation.

The coursework of a Conference Interpretation student typically follows the path listed below.

Semester 1 (Fall)

Introduction to Translation Written/Sight B-A (4)

Introduction to Translation Written/Sight A-B (4)

Introduction to Interpretation: B-A (2)

Introduction to Interpretation: A-B (2)

Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) (2) (recommended)

Electives

  • Three-language track requires: Introduction to Translation Written/Sight C-English (2)
  • Three-language track requires: Introduction to Interpretation C-English (2)

Semester 2 (Spring)

Intermediate Translation Written/Sight B-A (2)

Intermediate Translation Written/Sight A-B (2)*

Intermediate Interpretation - Consecutive B-A (2)

Intermediate Interpretation - Consecutive A-B (2)

Intermediate Interpretation - Simultaneous B-A (2)

Intermediate Interpretation - Simultaneous A-B (2)*

Electives

  • Three-language track requires: Intermediate Translation Written/Sight C-English (2)
  • Three-language track requires: Intermediate Interpretation - Consecutive C-English (2)
  • Three-language track requires: Intermediate Interpretation- Simultaneous C-English (2)
  • *Three-language track Simultaneous A-B is at the discretion of the T&I Language Coordinator 
  • *Three-language track Translation A-B is at the discretion of the T&I Language Coordinator 

Semester 3 (Fall)

Overview of Translation and Interpretation Studies (1)

Contemporary Research on Interpretation (1-2)

Advanced Interpretation I - Consecutive B-A (2)

Advanced Interpretation I - Consecutive A-B (2)

Advanced Interpretation I - Simultaneous B-A (2)

Advanced Interpretation I - Simultaneous A-B (2)*

Practicum in Interpretation (2-4)

Electives

  • Three-language track requires: Advanced Interpretation I - Simultaneous C-English (2)
  • Three-language track requires: Advanced Interpretation - Consecutive C-English (2)
  • *Three- language track Simultaneous A-B is at the discretion of the T&I Language Coordinator 

Semester 4 (Spring)

Translation and Interpretation as a Profession (1-2)

Advanced Interpretation II - Consecutive B-A (2)

Advanced Interpretation II - Consecutive A-B (2)

Advanced Interpretation II - Simultaneous B-A (2)

Advanced Interpretation II - Simultaneous A-B (2)*

Practicum in Interpretation

Electives

  • Three-language track requires: Advanced Interpretation I - Simultaneous C-English (2)
  • Three-language track requires: Advanced Interpretation I - Consecutive C-English (2)
  • *Three- language track Simultaneous A-B is at the discretion of the T&I Language Coordinator