SPAN 4344. INTERPRETING IN LEGAL SETTINGS. 3 Hours.
A study of different types of interpretation. Legal terminology in English and Spanish will be addressed with special emphasis on the diverse roles of legal interpreters as well as various locations where they are needed, such as courtrooms, lawyer's offices, and state, federal, or local law-enforcement facilities. Ethical standards of practice in legal interpreting will be examined. SPAN 4344 cannot be applied toward the B.A. in Spanish for Global Competence. To take as an elective, non-Spanish majors should contact the instructor. Prerequisite: SPAN 3341 with a grade of B or better.
The Department of Modern Languages (MODL) offers courses in American Sign Language , Arabic , Chinese , French , German , Korean , Russian , and Spanish .