Minors

Minor in Modern Languages and Translation

Mission

One of the missions of the Department of Modern Languages and Translation is to enable students who would like to promote inter-linguistic and intercultural communication, to acquire the basics of the art of translation from English, French or Arabic to each one of these languages.
The Department is concerned in training students to practice written multilingual translation.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Students are trained in trilingual translation (Ar.-Fr.-Eng.).
2. Students are trained in translation of a pragmatic text (Ar.-Fr.-Eng.).
3. Students are trained in translation of a specialized text (Ar.-Fr.-Eng.).

Program Outcomes

a. An ability to communicate successfully in Arabic, French and English.
b. An ability to practice contrastive linguistics.
c. An ability to select, in a specialized text, economic terms and to find their equivalent in another language.
d. An ability to select, in a specialized text, legal terms and to find their equivalent in another language.

Minor Requirements

TRD220     Initiation to Translation     3
TRD310     Methodology and Rules of Translation     2
TRD321     General Translation A-B/B-A     3
TRD322     General Translation A-C/C-A     3
TRD421     Legal Translation A-B/B-A     3
TRD424     Economic Translation A-B/B-A     2
TRD425     Economic Translation A-C/C-A     3
Total           19
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