Translation and Interpretation Studies (Minor)
The minor in translation and interpretation studies provides excellent preparation for careers that require a strong understanding of more than one language and culture.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 29 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.”
Well-trained and reliable translators are increasingly in demand at hospitals, law offices, counseling centers, social service agencies, schools, publishing houses, news organizations, entertainment companies, the tourist industry and the tech world.
Interpreters who plan to provide professional translation services require training and, in many cases, certification. Dominican’s minor in translation and interpretation studies will prepare you to take certification exams offered by a variety of professional agencies.
The minor in translation and interpretation studies makes an excellent complement to many majors, including business, political science, sociology, criminology, education, English, Spanish, French and Italian.