The graduate Certificate in Literary Translation requires at least 15 s.h. of credit, including course work in translation practice, techniques, and theories. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 3.00 in work for the certificate. Students may earn the certificate while working toward a graduate degree. Nondegree students also can complete the certificate.

Translation workshops and course work in translation theory are central to the certificate program since they are essential to the training of literary translators.

Certificate students enroll in a combination of the following courses determined in consultation with the director of the M.F.A. program in comparative literature—translation.

TRNS:4480Literature and Translation3
TRNS:5205International Translation Workshop2-3
TRNS:5500Advanced Translation Practice1-3
TRNS:6459Issues in Translation3
TRNS:7460Translation Workshop3

Admission

Applicants should submit a one-page statement of interest and a letter from their academic advisor indicating support for entrance to the program. Admission decisions are made when an application is received and contingent on enrollment capacity. Students must be in good standing in their degree programs.