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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

Summer 2022


May 19, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022
Base Cost: $1,485 ($495/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Class Fee $70
Start date: May 19, 2022
End date: Aug 19, 2022
Last day to add: May 28, 2022
Last day to drop: May 28, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Jul 07, 2022