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2012-2013 Gainesville State College Catalog 
2012-2013 Gainesville State College Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Spanish Translation Certificate

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This 18-hour certificate program will provide students with a general academic background and hands-on experience in translation.  It can be taken as a stand-alone program or in conjunction with another major.

The program will develop skills in the areas of written and oral communication, and it will emphasize community involvement and cultural proficiency.  Students will gain experience in the translation of medical, legal, business/financial and general literature documents.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to apply language-related skills in a variety of professional venues such as businesses, medical facilities, courts, law enforcement and social services agencies, education and other job scenarios requiring fluency in English and Spanish.

Entrance Requirements
1.  Complete all GSC general institutional admissions requirements.
2.  The program is open to all majors.
2.  Complete SPAN 2002 with a grade of C or higher or demonstrate equivalent knowledge with the CLEP test.  CLEP enrollees will be required to write an essay and have an interview for admission in the program.

Program Completion Requirements

1.  A minimum of 12 hours must be taken at GSC.
2.  Complete all certificate courses with a grade of C or higher.
3.  Earn an overall GPA of 2.5 for certificate courses.
4.  Successfully complete an exit examination upon completion of the certificate courses.

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