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Translation in Spanish Certificate

The translation in Spanish certificate allows Spanish majors to add a level of specialization to their degree.

What Will I Learn?

Because translation today requires that translators specialize in one or more areas, we ask students in this program to bring together their linguistic skills in Spanish and knowledge and skills they developed in other areas at Shippensburg University.

For specialties, you may select:

  • A single subject area (your major or minor are acceptable as long as they are not Spanish)
  • A combination of relevant courses approved by the translation specialization coordinator

What are the requirements for this degree?

You must be a Spanish major to pursue a Translation in Spanish Certificate.


What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Possible specialties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Accounting
  • Communication/journalism
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Criminal justice
  • Earth science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • International studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Political science
  • Public relations

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?

You may consider joining the Spanish Club, which allows you to practice the Spanish language and learn about Hispanic culture through trips, events and more. Students may also seek membership in the Spanish honor society, Sigma Delta Pi. Joining either group looks great on a resume.

Contact the Global Languages and Cultures Department Rowland Hall 109 1871 Old Main Dr. Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1635