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Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog 
Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Spanish Interpreter Certificate

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The Community Spanish Interpreter curriculum prepares individuals to work as entry-level bilingual professionals who will provide communication access in interview and interactive settings. In addition, this curriculum provides educational training for working professionals who want to acquire Spanish language skills.

Course work includes the acquisition of Spanish: grammar, structure, and sociolinguistic properties, cognitive processes associated with interpretation between Spanish and English; the structure and character of the Hispanic community; and acquisition of communication skills.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level jobs as para-professional bilingual employees in educational systems or a variety of community settings. Individuals may choose from part-time, full-time, or self-employment/free-lance positions, or apply language skills to other human service-related areas.

The Fast Track, a one-year program, operates in a cohort and starts each May.

This program can be completed fully online.

Curriculum Flow Chart

Major Requirements

Required Courses - 12 Credits

Spanish Culture - 3 Credits

Spanish Conversation/Interpretation - 3 Credits

Number of Credit Hours Required for This Program: 18

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