Legal Interpretation: Basic (English/Spanish)
Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02449)
Designed for students desiring careers as interpreters in the legal field. Provides skills required for employment in government and the courts, as well as in public and private offices.
Program Student Learning Outcome Statement
- Student will interpret orally for a client and an attorney from the base language (English or Spanish) to the target language (Spanish or English) maintaining accuracy in the content of the messages being interpreted.
- Student will work with diverse clients in a legal setting in an ethical, respectful, and businesslike manner being sensitive to the traditions and culture of the clients.
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Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.
For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.
|BUS 181||SPANISH COMPUTER SKILLS FOR INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION||3|
|BUS 210||BUSINESS ENGLISH||3|
|BUS 226||INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: LEGAL||3|
|BUS 229||LEGAL TERMINOLOGY---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)||3|
|SPAN 215||SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS I *||5|
|Select 3 units of the following:||3|
|INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: GENERAL BUSINESS|
|INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: IMMIGRATION|
|INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: MEDICAL|
|MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)|
Students who have completed high school or a higher-level degree in a Spanish-speaking country may waive the Spanish language requirement by submitting a transcript of studies from their foreign institution.