Translation Studies (TRST)

TRST 20009     MULTILINGUAL INFORMATION LIFECYCLE      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the multilingual information cycle, including general technological issues, text preparation, translation in markup languages, computer-assisted translation tools and multilingual information flow for multilingual and multicultural work. Course is taught in English.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 30230     APPROACHES TO TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to foreign language translation. Introduces concepts, resources, principles and techniques of text analysis and translation strategies applicable to various types of texts.

Prerequisite: junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 30330     CROSS-LANGUAGE MEDIATION      3 Credit Hours

An exploration of textual and contextual factors impacting cross-language mediation.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 38303     MEDICAL SPANISH TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING      3 Credit Hours

Translation, cross-cultural health literacy, text analysis, familiarization with common medical text types and terminology; text production in English of Spanish medical documents, focusing on strategies of research, documentation and transfer. The rudiments of interpreting in health care environments, including protocol. Course is taught primarily in English.

Prerequisite: SPAN 28202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 50031     PROFESSIONAL EDITING FOR TRANSLATORS      3 Credit Hours

Provides practical instruction in the editing of translated texts representing a variety of text types. Using the best practices of professional translation, the skills and techniques required for all stages of the editing process are covered. Topics include the stages of editing from rough translation to finished draft, electronic tools for multilingual translation editing, translation style guides, pre- and post-editing of machine translation. Interactive lecture and workshop formats.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60001     GRADUATE RESEARCH AND WRITING IN TRANSLATION STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

Individual instruction and assistance with problems encountered in academic research and writing in translation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60009     DOCUMENTS IN MULTILINGUAL CONTEXTS      2 Credit Hours

An in-depth study of the role of documents in the multilingual information cycle as manifested in word-processing, desktop publishing and web based environment.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60010     THEORY OF TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to the theoretical bases and methods of language mediation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60011     TERMINOLOGY AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Practice-oriented introduction to terminology management and translation tools, such as term extraction, translation memory and machine translation.

Prerequisite: TRST 60009 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60012     SOFTWARE LOCALIZATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to localization, the translation and adaptation of products including software and Web pages for sale or dissemination in specific target-language markets. Course introduces the basic concepts and techniques of localization and provides a hands-on introduction to relevant computer software.

Prerequisite: TRST 60011 with minimum B (3.0) grade and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60013     LANGUAGE PROJECT MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to project management in the language industry. Course covers the body of knowledge and skills, including the use of project management software, required to perform the duties of a translation or localization project manager. Beginning with an overview of the language industry, the course examines the language industry project.

Prerequisite: TRST 60011 with minimum B (3.0) grade and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN TRANSLATIONS STUDIES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours) Content varies with the topic, which may include any aspect of translation studies (practical or theoretical). Topics are taught in English and some topics may be team taught.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 60098     RESEARCH IN TRANSLATION STUDIES      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 15 credit hours)Research for M.A. translation students. Credits earned may be applied toward degree if department approves.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

TRST 60298     APPLIED TRANSLATION RESEARCH      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credit hours)Research experience in translation or interpreting in a corporate, translation bureau or freelance setting, supervised by a faculty member.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and TRST 60010.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

TRST 70001     APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION INFORMATICS      3 Credit Hours

Advanced topics in applied linguistics, including corpus and text linguistics as they apply to translation. Advanced topics in translation informatics in multilingual environments.

Prerequisite: TRST 60011 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 70002     THE LANGUAGE INDUSTRY      3 Credit Hours

Study of the socio-economic context of professional translation and the language services business sector. Includes in-depth study of the language industry drawing on industry analysis and business case studies.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 70003     TERMINOLOGY STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

Advanced topics in terminology, lexicography, ontology and knowledge organization systems.

Prerequisite: TRST 60011 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 70004     TRANSLATION PEDAGOGY      3 Credit Hours

Teaching methods and curriculum design for translation programs.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 70005     CURRENT TRENDS IN TRANSLATION STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

A critical examination of the main trends in translation theory and an exploration of emerging developments in translation studies.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 70006     EMPIRICAL METHODS FOR TRANSLATION STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

Study of the methods and research designs used to conduct empirical research in translation, with an emphasis on experimental design of cross-language tasks, the use and analysis of bilingual verbal protocols, the application of new methods such as keystroke-logging and eye- tracking and the particular empirical and methodological issues involved in cross-language research data-gathering and statistical analysis.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and Translation Studies major (TRST).

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 70007     CORPORA IN TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Exploration of corpus-based applications in translation studies research and the practice of translation. Competence in utilizing translation-oriented corpus-based tools and corpus building will be fostered.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and Translation Studies major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 70008     TRANSLATION AND COGNITION      3 Credit Hours

Study of foreign language translation and interpreting from a cognitive science perspective. Includes discussion of current empirical research, application of selected models of cognition to problems in translation studies and research design in translation process research.

Prerequisite: doctoral standing and Translation Studies major (TRST).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 80091     SEMINAR IN TRANSLATION STUDIES      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Seminar for doctoral students to present and discuss research related to specific areas of Translation Studies. May be taken for a total of 6 semester hours alone or in combination with TRST 80191.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 80098     RESEARCH IN TRANSLATION STUDIES      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research for doctoral students. Credits earned may be applied toward degree if department approves.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

TRST 80191     SEMINAR IN TRANSLATION INFORMATICS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Seminar for doctoral students to present and discuss research related to specific areas of translation informatics. May be taken for a total of 6 semester hours alone or in combination with TRST 80191.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

TRST 80199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Doctoral dissertation. Registration in at least two semesters is required the first of which will be the semester in which dissertation work begins and continuing until 30 hours are completed.

Prerequisite: Special approval and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

TRST 80299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuing registraton required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation, continuing until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: TRST 80199 and doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP