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Certificate in Spanish Translation


Requirements for the Certificate in Spanish Translation - 15 units

The goal of this certificate is to prepare students to work as professional translators able to translate general, specialized and literary texts from English to Spanish and vice-versa. The Certificate Program is open to all students with an intermediate to high level of proficiency in Spanish. Students must successfully complete (with a grade of B-or better) five required courses. Topics to be covered by coursework in the Certificate Program include translation theory, translation techniques and strategies, information literacy, and translation of general, specialized and literary texts. Courses can be taken in any order with the exception of SPAN 420 and SPAN 450, for which SPAN 320 is a prerequisite.

SPAN 315  Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3)
SPAN 320 Introduction to Spanish Translation (3)
SPAN 350 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (3)
SPAN 420 Specialized Spanish Translation (3)
SPAN 450 Literary Translation (3)


The fees per unit are the following:

Lecture unit: $270*

Lab fees: as assigned

Full payment is required at the time of registration

*Extended University makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules may be increased periodically.



Andrew Conley  Andrew Conley
 Graduate Programs Recruiter
 (805) 497-3921 



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