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Translation and Interpreting, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Oklahoma City, OK, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Translation and Interpreting at Oral Roberts University. As our society becomes increasingly globalized, the need for qualified translators and interpreters is on the rise. The growth of world trade, broadening international ties and an even more diverse U.S. population has created a greater need for skilled translation professionals.  
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Overview

For students with strong foreign language skills, the Bachelor of Arts in Translation and Interpreting is designed to prepare individuals for work in government, business, industry, NGO's and faith-based organizations; to work in translation agencies or as freelance translators; or as preparation for graduate programs in translation and interpretation. 

Key Features 

  • Students in the Translation and Interpreting program from will be introduced to the basics of translation theory, moral and ethical considerations, consecutive and simultaneous interpreting as well as the "tools of the trade." 
  • Students will have opportunity to apply their skills in service learning within the community and in other real-world scenarios.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Phonetics and Conversation
  • Spanish Composition
  • Business Spanish
  • Intermediate and Advanced Translation
  • Intermediate and Advance Interpreting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.6

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.6 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application
  • $35 application fee (U.S. Dollars)—waived if completed online!
  • High school diploma, transcript, and/or national secondary school certificate, official college transcript(s)*, along with a certified translated English copy.
  • TOEFL or IELTS or UCEDA C1 CERTIFICATION or official ACT/SAT score(s), GAOKAO for Chinese students.
  • Interview with an ESL instructor, if necessary, to determine fluency.
  • Financial Guarantee Form.
  • Valid passport.
  • Official immunization records.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oklahoma City

  • 911 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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