Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

The following are lists of classes typically offered in the MA in Translation and Interpretation program.

MA in Translation & Interpretation Curriculum

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)

Semester 2 (Spring)

  • Intermediate Translation Written/Sight B-A (4)
  • Intermediate Translation Written/Sight A-B (2-4)
  • Intermediate Interpretation - Consecutive B-A (2)
  • Intermediate Interpretation - Consecutive A-B (2)
  • Intermediate Interpretation - Simultaneous B-A (2) (recommended)
  • Advanced CAT (2) (recommended)

Semester 3 (Fall)

  • Overview of Translation Studies (1)
  • Contemporary Research on Translation or Contemporary Research on Interpretation (1-2)
  • Advanced Translation I (4)*
  • Advanced Interpretation I - Consecutive B-A (2)
  • Advanced Interpretation I - Consecutive A-B (2)
  • Advanced Interpretation I - Simultaneous B-A (2) (recommended)
  • Electives 


    *Allocation of the 4 units and language direction to be determined in consultation with the T&I Language Coordinator

    Simultaneous A-B at the discretion of the T&I Language Coordinator 

Semester 4 (Spring)

  • Translation and Interpretation as a Profession (1-2)
  • Advanced Translation II  (4)*
  • Advanced Interpretation II - Consecutive B-A (2)
  • Advanced Interpretation II - Consecutive A-B (2)
  • Advanced Interpretation II - Simultaneous B-A (2) (recommended)
  • Electives 


    *Allocation of the 4 units and language direction to be determined in consultation with the T&I Language Coordinator

    Simultaneous A-B at the discretion of the T&I Language Coordinator