Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2451)
Designed for students desiring careers as interpreters and translators in the legal field. Prepares students at the intermediate level with skills required for employment in government, the court system, and in private legal offices.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Interpret orally and translate in writing 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 and translated.
- 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.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
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 211||COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY||3|
|BUS 234||ADVANCED INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: LEGAL||3|
|Select one course from the following||3-5|
|INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: GENERAL BUSINESS|
|INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: MEDICAL|
|SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS II *|
|Plus the required courses for the Legal Interpretation and Translation--Basic (English/Spanish) certificate:|
|BUS 181||SPANISH COMPUTER SKILLS FOR INTERPRETATION/TRANSLATION||3|
|BUS 210||BUSINESS ENGLISH||3|
|BUS 226||INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: LEGAL||3|
|BUS 229||LEGAL TERMINOLOGY---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)||3|
|BUS 233||INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: IMMIGRATION||3|
|BUS 225||INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: GENERAL BUSINESS||3-5|
|or BUS 227||INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION: MEDICAL|
|or SPAN 215||SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS I|
Students who have completed high school or a higher-level degree in a Spanish-speaking country may waive the Spanish courses: SPAN 215 and SPAN 216 by submitting a transcript of studies from their foreign institution.