In order to be admitted directly to the Translation in French certificate program at Shippensburg University, students need to have reached the Advanced Low proficiency level in French according to ACTFL guidelines. Students who have not scored at that level will need appropriate training in the areas of language, literature and culture and to this effect complete the core courses in French (24 credits). Once admitted in the Translation in French certificate program, students complete 12 credits in French. In parallel, students also need to complete a minimum of 18 credits in a subject area specialty outside of French to demonstrate deeper knowledge of one or more disciplines outside the linguistics area.
Language/Culture Core (24 crs )
These courses provide students with the linguistic and cultural tools to enable them to successfully function as a mediator between two cultures