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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Fundamentals of Interpreting

LLC 402

This course introduces the complex task of spoken language interpreting, with a focus on developing critical-thinking, decision-making, cognitive skills related to interpreting, and basic interpreting skills. Coursework includes a historical overview of interpreting, typical settings, legal frameworks in different countries, codes of ethics and standards of practice in different subdomains, professional organizations, various theories and research in the field, role-play practice, and self-assessment.
Course Details

Fall 2022


Sep 6, 2022 - Dec 12, 2022
Base Cost: $1,485 ($495/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Class Fee $70
Start date: Sep 06, 2022
End date: Dec 12, 2022
Last day to add: Sep 12, 2022
Last day to drop: Sep 12, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Nov 01, 2022