The undergraduate minor in translation for global literacy requires a minimum of 18 s.h., including a minimum of 12 s.h. in courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. At least 12 s.h. of course work must be taken in courses numbered 2000 or above.
Students are encouraged to declare the minor after satisfying the GE CLAS Core World Languages requirement or during more advanced language study. Most students who successfully complete the minor will need at least 6 s.h. of additional course work beyond the GE CLAS Core requirement in language study. Students may count a maximum of 6 s.h. of course work taken for each major, minor, or certificate program toward the requirements for the minor.
All students should tailor their plan of study to their experience and objectives. Students interested in the minor should meet with a faculty member associated with the minor program as soon as possible to develop an individualized plan of study.
Courses listed in two or more categories may only be used toward one requirement.
The minor in translation for global literacy requires the following course work.
|Language, Linguistics, Literature, and Culture Courses||6|
|TRNS:2000||Translation and Global Society||3|
|A total of 6 s.h. from these:|
|ASLE:2500||Introduction to Interpreting||3-4|
|CHIN:3201/TRNS:3202||Workshop in Chinese Literary Translation||3|
|ENGL:3724||Writers' Seminar: Literary Translation||3|
|FREN:4890/TRNS:4497||Techniques of Translation||3|
|JPNS:3201/TRNS:3201||Workshop in Japanese Literary Translation||3|
|SPAN:3030||Translation Workshop: English to Spanish||3|
|SPAN:3050||Translation Workshop: Spanish to English||3|
|SPAN:4980||Advanced Translation: Spanish to English||3|
|TRNS:3179/CL:3179/CLSA:3979/ENGL:3850||Undergraduate Translation Workshop||3|
Language, Linguistics, Literature, and Culture Courses
|A total of 6 s.h. in this area (the following are sample courses):|
|CL:2531/RUSS:2531||Topics in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies||arr.|
|CL:3203/JPNS:3203||Modern Japanese Fiction in Translation||3|
|FREN:3060||Introduction to Reading and Writing in Literature||3|
|GRMN:3501||German Writers Engaged||3|
|GRMN:3550||The Politics of Remembrance in German Multicultural Literature and Film||3|
|JPNS:3204||Topics in Japanese Literature in Translation||3|
|SPAN:2300||Introduction to Reading Literature||4|
|TRNS:4480||Literature and Translation||3|
|Other courses approved by advisor (students can select from a wide range of options)|
|One of these:|
|TRNS:3499||Undergraduate Translation Seminar||3|
|TRNS:4500||Undergraduate Capstone Project (consult advisor; credit earned toward certificate should total 18 s.h.)||3|
|A departmental capstone course in which a project on translation is completed (must be approved by advisor)||3|