Mar 04, 2024
The Translation Studies Certificate is intended for students from all graduate programs at UT as well as post-BA students in French, German, or Spanish seeking a stand-alone experience. The Certificate is designed to develop expertise in the language of choice and to provide foundational knowledge of translation theory. Home department: World Languages and Cultures.
Graduate Certificate Type
Certificate candidates must currently be admitted to a graduate program at the university or hold a terminal degree and apply solely for the certificate through the Graduate Admissions Office. Students may take up to 6 graduate credit hours of certificate classes before making formal application to the Graduate Translation Certificate. Students must select their 6 credit hours of graduate language coursework in conjunction with the Graduate Coordinator in their chosen program (French, German, or Spanish); these 6 graduate credit hours must consist of courses taught in the target language.
Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 on all graduate courses in the program. All courses must be completed at UTK within five years of admission to the certificate program.
Credit Hours Required
12 graduate credit hours
- MFLL 560 - Translation Theory
- LING 540 - Translation, Linguistics, and Context
- 6 credit hours of courses from the Graduate Catalog in French, German, or Spanish; courses must be taught in the target language and pre-approved by the appropriate Graduate Program Coordinator.
- Students may request substitution for one of the required courses listed above; requires approval from the certificate coordinator.