Language Interpretation and Translation Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to be professional interpreters and/or translators of documents and data files, either from English or (Canadian) French into another language or languages or vice versa. Includes intensive instruction in one or more foreign languages plus instruction in subjects such as single- and multiple-language interpretation, one- or two-way interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, general and literary translation, business translation, technical translation, and other specific applications of linguistic skills. Is Language Interpretation and Translation the right major for you?
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Language Interpretation and Translation Major

What Courses Do Language Interpretation and Translation Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Language Interpretation and Translation majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Foreign Language
  • Language Interpretation
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