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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
TRS101 Introduction to Translation and Interpretation Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for acquisition of skills in interpretation and translation of written materials. Includes an introduction to translation and interpretation; translation and interpretation preparation, procedures, and specialties; and work of the translator and interpreter.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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TRS102 English and Spanish for Translation Credit Hours: 4.00
Analysis of the English and Spanish languages from the translator's point of view. Includes the structure of English and Spanish, cultural and stylistic components, and semantics. Also includes standard English mechanics, punctuation, and metaphorical and idiomatic expressions as well as an analysis of Spanish and the dialectal differences, interferences and lexical obstacles.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 254 and WRT 102.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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TRS110 Translation and Interpretation Strategies for All Languages Credit Hours: 3.00
Language neutral approach to the principles and procedures for translation and interpretation. Includes translation and interpretation preparation, strategies, procedures, and specialties delivered in English.
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Offered: Spring.
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TRS120IN Technology for Translation and Interpretation Credit Hours: 2.00
Survey of the technological equipment that facilitates the work of the translator. Includes computers for transcription/translation, information distribution techniques, file transfer technologies, using the World Wide Web in translation and interpretation, and applied projects.
Prerequisite(s): CSA 100 and TRS 101.
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Information: CSA 101 may be waived if computer applications experience is documented. See an instructor.
Information: IN is the integrated version of the course with lecture and lab taught simultaneously.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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TRS150 Survey of Translation Specialty Areas Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to the translation specialty areas of health care, legal, literary, and commercial/business. Includes introduction to specialty areas, types of documents, elements and characteristics of specialty documents, resource development, ethical and legal restrictions, and development of translation subskills.
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Offered: Spring.
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TRS160 Translation in Specialty Areas Credit Hours: 4.00
Principles and procedures for translating specialty area materials. Includes health care, legal, commercial/business, and literary translation exercises.
Prerequisite(s): TRS 150.
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Offered: Spring.
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TRS161 Medical Spanish and English Interpreting Credit Hours: 3.00
Interpreting in a medical context. Includes interpreting in a medical setting, pronunciation of Spanish and English names and medical terms, Spanish and English medical terminology, bicultural medical communication, and regional dialects.
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Information: This course assumes bilingual fluency in both English and Spanish.
Offered: Fall.
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TRS162 Introduction to Legal Spanish/English Interpretation Credit Hours: 3.00
Interpreting in a legal context. Includes interpreting in a legal setting, knowledge of legal procedure and ancillary issues related to legal terminology in Spanish and English, bicultural legal communication, and regional differences.
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Information: Requires Spanish/English language fluency.
Offered: Spring.
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TRS202 Interpretation Techniques Credit Hours: 3.00
Specific theories and practices in interpreting oral communication from English to Spanish and Spanish to English. Includes theories of interpretation, techniques of interpretation, interpretation strategies, interpretation procedures, and modes of interpretation.
Prerequisite(s): TRS 101.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: See the TRS instructor or department chair for more prerequisite information.
Offered: Spring.
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TRS203 Consecutive Interpretation and Sight Translation Credit Hours: 4.00
Essential modes of interpretation. Includes history and use, theory, interpreting skills development, sight translation skills, consecutive interpretation skills, and interpretation issues.
Prerequisite(s): TRS 202.
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Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived with consent of instructor.
Offered: Fall.
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TRS270 Simultaneous Interpretation Credit Hours: 4.00
Study and practice of simultaneous interpretation. Includes history and use, theory, interpreting skills development, simultaneous interpretation skills, and issues in simultaneous interpretation.
Prerequisite(s): TRS 202.
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Offered: Fall.
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TRS282 Advanced Project in Translation Credit Hours: 4.00
Engaging in a specialty area advanced project to produce a translated product. Includes agency/individual sponsor, translation goals, translating written documents, on-site and/or supervised training, and preparation for exit competency evaluation.
Prerequisite(s): TRS 101, 102, 160.
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Offered: Spring.
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