Apr 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

SPAN 3630 - Foundations of Translation

An introductory course to practical translation techniques that prepare students of Spanish to produce Spanish/English translation on a variety of registers; commercial, journalistic, legal, literary, medical, technical, etc. The course covers aspects of linguistics, vocabulary and terminology, translation theory, the professional code of ethics, and aspects of translation as a profession. Students will work with authentic materials. Students who take this course should possess strong verbal commercial skills, a solid grasp of grammar, and advanced reading and writing skills in both Spanish and English.

Prerequisites: ENGL 1102 with a grade of C or higher and either SPAN 2002, SPAN 2006A, or placement by the Department of Spanish