Program Requirements

Entry Requirements

Interpretation & Translation, Healthcare Interpretation/Translation Concentration, AAS

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Provide evidence of proficiency in English with one of the following:
    • ACT score on the English subtest of 19 or above
    • A minimum ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills score of 82
    • Completion of ENG 105 with a grade of "C" or better
    • Other evidence demonstrating English proficiency may be approved by the program chairperson.​
  4. Assessment of second language proficiency will be done as part of the first course ITR 101. Taking ITR 101 is a prerequisite to take ITR 103 and ITR 104.

Interpretation & Translation, Judiciary Interpretation/Translation Concentration, AAS

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Provide evidence of proficiency in English with one of the following:
    • ACT score on the English subtest of 19 or above
    • A minimum ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills score of 82
    • Completion of ENG 105 with a grade of "C" or better
    • Other evidence demonstrating English proficiency may be approved by the program chairperson.​

Note: Students will need computer skills to be successful in the program. If students do not have these skills, completion of BCA 212 or CSC 110 is strongly recommended.

Students start Fall term of the year their ITR specialty area is offered: the Judiciary ITR program starts Fall term only in odd-numbered years. The Healthcare ITR program starts Fall term only in even-numbered years. (NOTE: ITR graduates returning for a second or subsequent program only need to take the ITR courses in the new concentration area, because they have already taken the ITR General courses in their first ITR program. Close contact with the ITR Academic Advisor is strongly recommended for planning, because many courses are only offered once every two years.

Graduation Requirements

To earn an Interpretation & Translation AAS degree, a student must complete the standard core requirements for the degree, plus the Interpretation & Translation required courses and options, maintain a 2.0 grade point average and receive a grade of "C" or above in all ITR course work.