Curriculum

Translation Track

First Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Sight TranslationRequired3
Contrastive Analysis and TranslationRequired3
Translation (English to Chinese)Required3
Translation (Chinese to English)Required3
12
Second Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Introduction to Translation and InterpretationRequired3
Translation StudiesRequired3
Introduction to Translation TechnologyRequired3
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9
Third Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Specialized Translation (I)Required3
Specialized StudiesRequired1
Professional Translation: Practicum (I)Required1
Professional Translation: Practicum (II)Required1
TBDElective3
9
Fourth Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Specialized Translation (II)Required3
Professional Translation: Practicum(III)Required1
TBDElective2
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Interpretation Track

First Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Sight TranslationRequired3
Contrastive Analysis and TranslationRequired3
Advanced Language TrainingRequired2
Introduction to Consecutive InterpretationRequired2
10
Second Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Introduction to Translation and InterpretationRequired3
Basic Consecutive Interpreting (English to Chinese)Required3
Basic Consecutive Interpreting (Chinese to English)Required3
Introduction to Simultaneous InterpretationRequired2
Professional Interpreting Practicum (I)Required1
Research Methods in Interpreting StudiesRequired3
15
Third Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Basic Simultaneous Interpreting (English to Chinese)Required3
Basic Simultaneous Interpreting (Chinese to English)Required3
Advanced Consecutive Interpreting (Chinese to English)Elective3
Advanced Simultaneous Interpreting (English to ChineseElective3
Professional Interpreting Practicum (II)Required1
13
Fourth Semester
Course NameRequired/ ElectiveCredits
Advanced Simultaneous Interpreting (English to Chinese)Elective3
Advanced Simultaneous Interpreting (Chinese to English)Elective3
Professional interpreting practicum (III)Required1
Specialized StudiesRequired1
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  • All students must complete 36 credits and a Master’s thesis to graduate.
  • Credits required for Interpretation Track: 34 required credits and 2 elective credits
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