Our 30-credit hour Master of Arts in Spanish offers two concentrations, each consisting of 24-30 hours of graduate course work: Language, Literature and Culture (LLC) and Translating and Translation Studies (TTS). The UNC Charlotte M.A. in Spanish is designed to provide a rich variety of graduate coursework in a major world language, which is growing increasingly important in North Carolina and the United States. The UNC Charlotte M.A. in Spanish is designed to provide a rich variety of graduate coursework in a major world language, which is increasingly important in North Carolina and the United States. Staffed by faculty with national and international reputations, the program serves individuals who seek:
•a greater understanding of Spanish language, literatures and cultures;
•career and professional advancement opportunities in translation, applied language (Spanish for the professions and specific purposes, such as business and international trade), and education; and/or
•a Ph.D. in fields such as Hispanic literature, linguistics, translating and translation studies, intercultural communication, or international studies.
The Graduate Certificate in Languages and Culture Studies: Translating offers options in the following language pairs: English-French, English-German, English-Japanese, English-Russian, and English-Spanish. It is designed for Early Entry, post-baccalaureate, graduate, and post-graduate students. Students typically complete the required 12 graduate credit hours in 2-3 semesters, and may begin the program in either the Fall or Spring semester.
Students in the certificate program study the history, theory, methodology, and profession of translation; work intensively in the analysis and translation of different types of discourse, including non-literary and literary texts; become familiar with computer-assisted translation; and develop advanced post-editing skills. Graduate level coursework may also include special topics courses in translation and up to 3 credit hours of professional internship credit in translating. Translating is done in both directions of a given language pair.
Languages Provided: Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian, and French
Contact Person: Dr. Concepcion Godev
9201 University City Blvd.
Dept. of Languages, UNC Charlotte,
Charlotte, NC 28223