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. At least 12 s.h. of coursework must be taken in courses numbered 2000 or above. Students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.
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 coursework beyond the GE CLAS Core requirement in language study.
Students may count a maximum of 6 s.h. of coursework taken for each major, minor, or certificate program toward the requirements for the minor. Students who earn a B.A. in translation may not earn a minor in translation for global literacy.
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 coursework.
|Language, Linguistics, Literature, and Culture Courses||6|
|TRNS:2000||Translation and Global Society||3|
|TRNS:3179/CLSA:3979/ENGL:3850||Undergraduate Translation Workshop||3|
|One of these:|
|TRNS:3189||Undergraduate Translation Workshop II||3|
|ARAB:3060||Introduction to Arabic-English Translation||3|
|CHIN:3201/TRNS:3202||Workshop in Chinese Literary Translation||3|
|CLSL:3200/CLSG:3200/TRNS:3205||Literary Translation Workshop in Ancient Greek and Latin||3|
|ENGL:4724||Advanced Writers' Seminar: Literary Translation||3|
|FREN:3232/TRNS:3232||French Literary Translation Workshop||3|
|GRMN:3200/TRNS:3200||Literary Translation from German||3|
|IWP:5205/TRNS:5210||International Translation Workshop||1,3|
|JPNS:3201/TRNS:3201||Workshop in Japanese Literary Translation||3|
|KORE:3200||Introduction to Korean-English 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|
|WLLC:3208/ASIA:3208/TRNS:3208||Classical Chinese Literature Through Translation||3|
Language, Linguistics, Literature, and Culture Courses
|6 s.h. in this area (the following are sample courses):|
|TRNS:2578||Translation in the Humanities: Modes and Approaches||3|
|ARTH:1020||Masterpieces: Art in Historical and Cultural Perspectives||3|
|ASIA:1510/WLLC:1510||Ghost Stories and Tales of the Weird in Premodern Chinese Literature||3|
|FREN:1006||Global Sports and National Cultures||3|
|GRMN:2275||Scandinavian Crime Fiction||3|
|IS:2020||World Events Today!||3|
|SPAN:2050||Spanish in the United States||3|
|Other courses approved by advisor (students can select from a wide range of options)|
|One of these:|
|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|
Sample Plan of Study
Sample plans represent one way to complete a program of study. Actual course selection and sequence will vary and should be discussed with an academic advisor. For additional sample plans, see MyUI.
Translation for Global Literacy, Minor
This sample plan is currently being updated and will be added at a later date.