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Course Overview

This course focuses on the historical progression of the emerging professional and academic field of interpreting. Beginning with early perceptions of interpreters in both signed and spoken languages, the course includes topics such as the impact of translation research and practice on interpretation, issues of equivalency and accuracy, definitions, approaches to research, professional organizations, working conditions, international perspectives, and working with oppressed groups of people.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters, Online
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the M.A. in Interpretation program or permission of the instructor.

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate