Student Learning Outcomes

M.A. Programs

  1. Graduates of the MA in Interpretation Program will be able to employ academic, professional, and world knowledge to the choices and decisions they make while interpreting.
  2. Graduates of the MA in Interpretation Program will be able to support and justify the use of points of view representing multi-cultural approaches in the work of interpretation.
  3. Graduates of the MA in Interpretation Program will be able to evaluate their own competencies for interpreting in relation to a variety of interpreting settings and participants in interpreted interactions.
  4. Graduates of the MA in Interpretation Program will be able to effectively interpret face-to-face encounters in dialogic settings with a variety of participants
  5. Graduates of the MA in Interpretation Program will be able to effectively interpret face-to-face encounters in monologic settings with a variety of participants.
  6. Graduates of the MA in Interpretation Program will be able to evaluate professional standards, practices, and ethics, not limited to the tenets of the Code of Professional Conduct, for use in their interpreting practice.
  7. Graduates of the MA in Interpretation Program will be able to appraise theoretical knowledge of interpretation studies in their interpreting practice, analyses, and research questions.
  8. Graduates of the Interpretation Program will be able to effectively design and carry out all phases of small-scale research

Ph.D. Program

  1. Graduates of the PhD in Interpretation Program will demonstrate critical thinking skills in the reading, discussion, analysis, and writing of the core constructs and claims within the interdisciplinary field of Interpreting and Translation Studies.
  2. Graduates of the PhD in Interpretation Program will apply theoretical, academic, professional, and world knowledge of Interpreting and Translation Studies to research and pedagogy.
  3. Graduates of the PhD in Interpretation Program will justify multi-cultural approaches to interpretation or translation by demonstrating effective practice within their scholarly and/or pedagogical work
  4. Graduates of the PhD in Interpretation Program will demonstrate theoretical and applied knowledge to pedagogical issues in Interpretation and Translation Studies
  5. Graduates of the PhD in Interpretation Program will effectively design, carry out, and defend all phases of independent research projects, including original dissertation research on interpretation or translation