Acquaint participants with the relatively new concept of translation and interpretation studies by reading informed criticism in the theoretical field, thereby contextualizing the disciplines in general terms.
Educate individuals for multi-competency employment.
Participants will develop awareness of current issues in translation and interpretation studies and practice, and of the importance of professionalizing these occupations.
Provide a foundation in the standards of ethics and practice in the profession of translation and interpretation.
Offer credits representing academic achievement in a field that is currently seeking professionalization.
Keep pace with the need for linguistic specialists in the Philadelphia region and the nation.