Translation and Written Communication

School of Continuing Studies

Certificate in Translation French/English to Spanish


The Certificate in Translation program is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of translation. The program is the equivalent of one year of full-time university study and requires the completion of 30 credits. Non-credit preparatory courses must be completed by students who do not succeed in the Entrance Examination.
The Comparative Stylistics course is designed to alert students to the uses of language and to the problems of translation; the translation courses provide practical experience in the actual translation of texts in a variety of fields. In the first stages of the program equal time is devoted to translation in the languages of choice. In the final stage, students are divided according to the language of specialization they have chosen.

NumberTitlePrerequisitesAvailable Times
Entrance Examination Required
9 Required Courses:
CCTR 227Spanish Translation 1Entrance Exam    
CCTR 232Documentation and TerminologyEntrance examFRI   
CCTR 317Comparative Stylistics: Spanish/English/FrenchEntrance Exam    
CCTR 331Translation Theory/PracticeEntrance Exam     
CCTR 340Introduction to Spanish Text RevisionEntrance Exam    
CCTR 360Spanish Translation 2Entrance Exam    
CCTR 437Spanish Translation 3CCTR 317 and CCTR 360    
CCTR 237Writing Techniques (Spanish)Entrance ExamTUE   
CCTR 438Spanish Translation 4CCTR 437    
1 Course from:
CCTR 230Precis-Writing/Contraction: TexteEntrance Exam    
CCTR 401Independent Studies: TranslationPermission of the Program Director  
CCTR 441Traduction Littéraire-Français     
CCTR 442Literary Translation - English     
CCTR 500Translation PracticumCCTR 232, CCTR 233 or CCTR 234, CCTR 434/436 or CCTR 433/435, or equivalent and departmental permission.  
CCOM 205Communication in Management 1 MON   
CCTR 504Professional ContextsRestriction(s): Only open to students in the Certificate in Translation.