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 WED  
CCTR 232Documentation and TerminologyEntrance examFRIFRIFRI 
CCTR 317Comparative Stylistics: Spanish/English/FrenchEntrance Exam  THU 
CCTR 331Translation Theory/PracticeEntrance Exam  FRI  
CCTR 340Introduction to Spanish Text RevisionEntrance Exam MON  
CCTR 360Spanish Translation 2Entrance ExamTUE/THU WED 
CCTR 437Spanish Translation 3CCTR 317 and CCTR 360 THU  
CCTR 237Writing Techniques (Spanish)Entrance Exam  WED 
CCTR 438Spanish Translation 4CCTR 437    
1 Course from:
CCTR 230Precis-Writing/Contraction: TextEntrance Exam  WED 
CCTR 401Independent Studies: TranslationPermission of the Program Director  
CCTR 441Traduction Littéraire-FrançaisCCTR 325 CCTR 326    
CCTR 442Literary Translation - EnglishCCTR 325 CCTR 326    
CCTR 500Translation Practicum Undergraduate Degree and permission of Department   
CCOM 205Communication in Management 1  MON TUEMON THU