Jun 19, 2021  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages Certificate, Spanish Interpreting Skills Option

Program Description

This program provides an introduction to interpreting skills for the courtroom or medical areas. Courses are designed to emphasize acquisition of speaking competency sufficient to communicate fluently (Spanish to English and English to Spanish) and to provide communication assistance between non-Spanish speaking medical personnel and non-English speaking patients with legal or medical groups.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Southeast Campus:  (918) 595-7694

Prerequisite Requirements
Students must complete SPAN 1103 - Spanish I  and SPAN 1213 - Spanish II  or have instructor approval before beginning this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate near-native communicative competency when rendering an interpretation in both A language and B language.
  • Display behaviors that show cultural awareness of the nuanced intricacies of Hispanic cultures.
  • Exhibit adherence to professional code of ethics and standard practices at all times.


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Student Organizations

Spanish majors will benefit from participation in the Hispanic Student Association.

Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Spanish Interpreting Skills Certificate Program Map.