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 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
 
SPI 111Cultural & Ethical Issues3.00.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides cultural sensitivity instruction, as well as in-depth focus on professional ethics for the interpreter. Emphasis is placed on researching the fundamentals of professional ethics, creating ethical guidelines for interpreters and learning about Hispanic cultural issues. Upon completion, students should be able to apply professional ethics and an understanding of the Hispanic culture in the interpreting field.
 
SPI 113Intro. to Spanish Inter3.00.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the field of interpreting, interpretation models, cognitive processes associated with interpretation, professional ethical standards, employment opportunities, and working conditions. Topics include specialized jargon, code of ethics, interpreter assessments/qualifications, and protocol associated with various settings. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the rationale for placement of interpreters and apply ethical standards to a variety of working situations.
 
SPI 114Ana Skills Spanish Inter3.00.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to improve cognitive processes associated with interpreting, listening, short-term memory, semantic equivalence, visual/auditory processing, thought organization and logic. Emphasis is placed on developing skills necessary to generate equivalent messages between Spanish and English. Upon completion, students should be able to consecutively interpret non-technical, interactive messages between Spanish and English.
 
SPI 213Review of Grammar3.00.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to review the common elements of Spanish grammar in oral and written form. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental grammatical concepts of the Spanish language. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension and correct usage of specified grammatical concepts in both oral and written form.
 
SPI 214Intro to Translation3.00.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to improve the quality of Spanish to English and English to Spanish translation. Emphasis is placed on the practice of Spanish to English and English to Spanish translation in a variety of prose styles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the usage and understanding of the processes involved in translating.
 
SPI 221Consecutive Interp I3.00.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces skills of consecutive interpretation used by professional interpreters. Topics include memory development, note taking, sight translation, and non-verbal communication. Upon completion, students should be able to apply consecutive interpretation techniques in a variety of role-playing situations and settings.
 
SPI 245Community Interpreting I2.03.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to expose students to interpreting in areas such as social services, business, and industry. Emphasis is placed on the development of social services, business and industry vocabulary through role-play. Upon completion, students should be able to consecutively interpret basic messages in a variety of social services, business, and industry situations.
 
 
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