Interpreting and Translation
Plan of Study: GC - Translation
The GC-Translation is a 21-credit graduate program designed to be completed in nine months of full-time enrollment. Part-time enrollment is welcome. See Designation of Full-time/Part-time Status.
See the sample plan of study, below. Students should use this as a guide to develop a plan with the program director. The program uses the semester academic calendar with classes held in fall and spring semester (16 weeks each).
Specific class meeting information (days and time) is posted on UMD’s interactive web service services, Testudo. Once on that site, select “Schedule of Classes,” then the term/year. Courses are listed by academic unit.
The program uses specific section codes for registration which are listed on the sample plan of study. Actual course offerings are determined by the program and may vary semester to semester. Students should note if a course has a pre-requisite or co-requisite.
|Semester||Year||Type||Course Number||Campus Section Code||Online Section Code||Credits|
|Fall||1||Required||COMM610||PG** or XG**||PDG** or XG**||3|
|Fall||1||Required||COMM639||PG** or XG**||PDG** or XG**||Variable|
|Fall||1||Electives||COMM***||PG** or XG**||PDG** or XG**||Variable|
|Spring||1||Required||COMM649||PG** or XG**||PDG** or XG**||Variable|
|Spring||1||Required||COMM683||PG** or XG**||PDG** or XG**||3|
|Spring||1||Required||COMM730 or 762||PG** or XG**||PDG** or XG**||3|
|Spring||1||Electives||COMM***||PG** or XG**||PDG** or XG**||Variable|
Below is a listing of all program courses. For a detailed course description that includes pre-requisites or co-requisites, see The Graduate School Catalog, Course Listing as follows:
|Fall||Required||COMM610||Introduction to Translation and Interpreting Studies|
|Fall||Required||COMM639||Fundamentals of Translation|
|Fall||Elective||COMM609||Fundamentals of Interpreting|
|Fall||Elective||COMM641||Introduction to Computer?Assisted Translation|
|Spring||Required||COMM649||Translation for Specific Domains|
|Spring||Required||COMM683||Intercultural Communication Theory|
|Spring||Required/Elective||COMM730||Seminar in Health Communication|
|Spring||Required/Elective||COMM762||The Rhetoric of Political Institutions|
|Spring||Elective||COMM629||Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation|
|Fall/Spring||Elective||COMM798F||English Fluency Enhancement|
|Fall/Spring||Elective||COMM798G||Editing in English Writing|