Health Care Interpreting: English/SpanishMajor Code: 630B
Associate in Applied Science
Health care interpreting is an applied science degree that trains bilingual individuals to be interpreters in health care settings. Currently, the degree focuses on English/ Spanish interpreting. Health care interpreters facilitate communication between people who speak different languages and have different cultural backgrounds.
Structured written and oral screening tests are conducted to determine proficiency in both English and Spanish. Students must be 18 years of age or older at the time of assignment to a practicum site. Six credit hours of College Level Examination Program (CLEP) credits in Spanish may be applied to the degree as electives, and students are encouraged to earn this credit. CLEP testing is administered through the Center for Learning Assessment.
General Education Requirements16
Major Program Requirements36
Select electives from any discipline. See Counseling for course guidance.
Total Semester Hours for Degree60
+ Program admission required for enrollment.