Note: This is not associated with the American Translators Association (ATA) certificate. Learn more about the ATA certificate.
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.
1. Complete all UNG general institutional admissions requirements.
2. The program is open to all majors.
3. Complete SPAN 2001 and SPAN 2002 with grades of B or higher, or earn credit for those courses through CLEP.
4. Complete SPAN 3510 with a grade of B or higher.