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Interpreting Concentrations

As an interpreting major at St. Kate's, you develop the ability to facilitate communication between Deaf people and non-deaf people. Graduates work toward the goals of passing the national interpreting certification exam.

Additional elective courses will prepare you to work in a variety of specialized areas, including education and healthcare interpreting.

Educational Interpreting

If you are interested in combining an interpreting major with an educational concentration, you may take the following electives.

Electives for Educational Interpreting

  • Teachers as Leaders for a Changing Society
  • General Psychology
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Relationship Techniques

Healthcare Interpreting

St. Kate's has a prestigious national reputation in healthcare interpreting. We established the world's first and only program with an in-depth focus on healthcare interpreting in 1983.

Electives for Healthcare Interpreting

  • Medical Terminology
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Death and Dying
  • Sociology of Health and Medicine

Electives for Mental Health Interpreting

  • Introduction to Chemical Dependency
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Health Psychology