HCI 110 Introduction to Interpreting* (3 Hours)
Prerequisites: Selective admissions approval.
Corequisites: HCI 120.
This course provides a practical and theoretical introduction to the field of bilingual interpreting. Students will study interpreter roles and skills, modes of interpreting and translating, ethical issues, professional standards of practices, cultural competence and applied linguistics. Upon completion, students should have a strong foundation of knowledge regarding the profession of interpreting and should be ready for specific skills training. This course is taught in English. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is taught in the fall semester only.