Introduction: Legal Interpretation & Translation - Certificate of Completion

The Introduction: Legal Interpretation/Translation Program provides students with the essential skills and workforce preparation needed for careers in the legal field. The curriculum also prepares students for a pathway to credit paralegal, legal or administration of justice programs. Students gain knowledge in legal translation and interpretation for court proceedings, working in a multilingual legal system, simultaneous translations, and judicial certification requirements.

Required Courses   

PLGN 1001INTRODUCTION: LEGAL INTERPRETATION & TRANSLATION, MODULE A0
PLGN 1002INTRODUCTION: LEGAL INTERPRETATION & TRANSLATION, MODULE B0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Interpret and formulate vocabulary used in legal translation and interpretation during court proceedings.
  2. Demonstrate basic sight translation, simultaneous, and consecutive interpretation skills.
  3. Identify career and job opportunities as translator/interpreter in different fields, and plan for professional judicial certifications.