Translation and Written Communication

School of Continuing Studies

Certificate in Translation Spanish to French


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 two 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 ExamWED   
CCTR 232Documentation and TerminologyEntrance examFRIFRIFRI 
CCTR 317Comparative Stylistics: Spanish/English/FrenchEntrance Exam MON  
CCTR 331Translation Theory/PracticeEntrance Exam FRI   
CCTR 340Introduction to Spanish Text RevisionEntrance Exam    
CCTR 360Spanish Translation 2Entrance Exam WED  
CCTR 437Spanish Translation 3CCTR 317 and CCTR 360THU   
CCTR 233Techniques: Rédaction pour TraducteursEntrance ExamTUETUE  
CCTR 333Spanish Translation (into French)Entrance Exam THU  
1 Course from:
CCTR 230Precis-Writing/Contraction: TextEntrance Exam    
CCTR 401Independent Studies: TranslationPermission of the Program Director 
CCTR 441Traduction Littéraire-Français  MON  
CCTR 442Literary Translation - English     
CCTR 500Translation Practicum Undergraduate Degree and permission of Department  
CCOM 205Communication in Management 1 MON THUMON