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Westfield State University    
  Jan 20, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook

Spanish, Translation and Interpreting Concentration

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This concentration prepares students for a career in translation and interpretating, in which advanced-level proficiency in both Spanish and English is required.  Students take a range of advanced courses on a variety of topics in order to acquire a diverse set of specialized vocabularies, in addition to specialized courses on the art and skill of translation and interpreting.  the goal is to produce a truly proficient professional with cross-cultural and inter-cultural competency and specific translation and interpreting skills.  this preparation affords the student a practical foundation for professional use of the spanish language, including advanced writing skills, formal presentation skills in Spanish, technical translation skills, and advanced cultural competency.  all classes are conducted exclusively in Spanish, providing ample opportunity to practice language skills.

Requirements for the Spanish Major, Translation and Interpreting Concentration - 39 Credits

Additional Graduation Requirements

All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements  and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core  .

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