The Degree of Master of Arts in Translation


The M.A. in Translation aims at further equipping the students with increased competence and expertise in the areas of translation and interpretation. It also prepares graduate students for further academic studies at the doctoral level.

The program serves the needs and the career goals of those already working in the field who may want to upgrade their knowledge in these areas.

Admission Requirements
M.A. candidates must pass a written language proficiency test in French and Arabic. A grade of 70 or above is required in both exams. In addition, an interview in English, French, and Arabic is also required. If only a small deficiency in one of the three languages is detected, remedial courses will be required during the first semester. A grade of B must be obtained in the remedial courses.

Graduation requirements
To satisfy the requirements for a Master of Arts in Translation/Interpretation, the student must complete 36 credits with an over-all average of 3.0/4.0.



Translation Emphasis

Major Requirements (30 cr.)

TRA 610, TRA 620, TRA 621, TRA 622, TRA 630, TRA 631, TRA 632, TRA 633 or TRA 634, TRA 635 or TRA 636, TRA 637 or TRA 638 or TRA 639, TRA 690

Electives (6 cr.)

Choose 2 from the following: ENL 611, LIR 601, LIR 662, IAF 641, IAF 621, IAF 605, INT 610, or any two 600 level INT Courses.



Interpretation Emphasis

Major Requirements (30 cr.)

Complete the following required courses: TRA 610, TRA 620, TRA 621, TRA 622, TRA 630, INT 610, INT 620, INT 621, INT 622

Electives (6 cr.)

Choose 2 of the following: ENL 611, LIR 601, LIR 662, or any two 600 level BAD, COA or IAF courses.