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Theatre

School of Theatre and Dance

THEA/DANC 171. Performance Production. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
An introduction to the methods of the production of scenery, properties, costumes, lighting, sound and performance management for theatre and dance performances. Instruction in the skills required for the operation of associated tools and equipment and instruction in the skills required for the operation of lighting and sound equipment will be taught.

 

THEA 190. Topics in Theatre. 1-3 credits, repeatable to 6 credits. Offered summer.
Study of the practice of the various aspects of theatre. Emphasis on applied projects structured to provide technical and performance experience. Offered in summer session only with the consent of the director and the instructor. Will not count as credit toward major.

 

THEA 200. Theatre Practicum. 1 credit. Offered fall, spring and summer.
Students who participate in cocurricular theatre activities may receive one hour credit per semester. May be repeated during junior and senior years. No student may enroll in more than one practicum per semester. Majors may apply a maximum of four hours practicum credit toward meeting major requirements.

 

GTHEA 210. Introduction to Theatre. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the theatre as an art form. Emphasis on introducing students to a broad spectrum of theatrical activity and opinion. Consideration of the components that comprise a theatre event including acting, directing, design, costuming, lighting and playwriting.

 

THEA 211. Performance Analysis. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Plays are examined as texts for performance. Theories of performance and methods for the analysis of performances in and out of the theatre are studied.

 

THEA 251. Basic Acting. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
A study of basic acting as a performance experience. Emphasis on fundamentals of performance including concentration, transitions, interaction and the structuring of action.

 

THEA 261. Voice for the Stage. 3 credits. Offered once each academic year.
Theories and exercises designed to equip the student with proper speech for the stage through a fundamental understanding of phonetics and articulation.

 

THEA 271. Technical Theatre. 3 credits. Offered once every other academic year.
Study of the technical aspects of stage production. Emphasis upon practical experience in the use of stage and shop facilities. Consideration of the physical theatre and stage, construction, painting and rigging of scenery as applied to theatrical and television production.

 

THEA 273. Visual Aspects of Theatre. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the interrelationship between the playwright, director and actor with the scenic, lighting and costume designers; introduction of the basic documents of the design process; survey of current and historical trends in theatrical design; no artistic or technical skills necessary.

 

THEA 300. Theatre Practicum. 1 credit. Offered fall and spring.
Students who participate in cocurricular theatre activities may receive one hour credit per semester. May be repeated during junior and senior years. No student may enroll in more than one practicum per semester. Majors may apply a maximum of four hours practicum credit toward meeting major requirements.

 

THEA 303. Topics in Theatre. 1-3 credits, repeatable to 6 credits.
Study of current topics and issues in theatre. Emphasis on contemporary themes of immediate concern. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

 

THEA 315. The European Theatre Tradition to 1800. 3 credits. Offered fall.
The history of the European theatre tradition from its beginning in Athens to the eighteenth century is studied with respect to theatre architecture, scene and costume design, political and social context, intellectual climate and the theory and history of acting.

 

THEA 316. The European Theatre Tradition from 1800. 3 credits. Offered spring.
The history of the European theatre tradition from the eighteenth century to the present is studied with respect to theatre architecture, scene and costume design, political and social context, intellectual climate, and the theory and history of acting.

 

THEA 320. History of Performance in Motion Pictures. 3 credits.
A survey of motion pictures as records of the forms, techniques and social impact of dramatic performance. Emphasis on the shaping of performance style within changing cultural contexts. Consideration of particular films and performers as exemplars of important periods.

 

THEA 331. Technical Costuming. 3 credits. Offered once each academic year.
Introduction to the technical aspects involved in building complete costume ensembles for the stage, screen and dance. Emphasis placed on experiencing unique problems in production situations, including specialized costume and accessory construction, ornamentation, fabric treatment, difficulties and alternatives in presenting historical clothing and renovating and exploiting available materials.

 

THEA 332. Survey of Costume Fashion and Manners. 3 credits. Offered once each academic year.
A survey of Western world costume from 4000 B.C. to the present as it reflects the sociocultural and socioeconomic aspects of the times. Emphasis on the evaluation of historic costume in relation to architecture, sculpture, painting and other art forms.

 

THEA 333. Costume Design. 3 credits. Offered once each academic year.
The study of basic design and construction techniques of stage costumes. Emphasis on costuming in terms of the total production concept including directorial approach, setting and lighting design. Consideration of the process of costuming a theatrical production from first production meetings to opening night.

 

THEA 336. History, Theory and Practice of Stage Makeup. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the history and practice of makeup for ceremonial and theatrical presentations of selected major cultures, from ancient Egypt to the present. Consideration given to make-up as a reflection of the social organization of each culture. Emphasis on makeup as an important element in the history of design aesthetics as well as a vital part of the performing arts.

 

THEA/ENG 347. Playwriting. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the process of writing plays. Consideration of plot, character, thematic material, conflict and dramatic structure. Emphasis on individual writing assignments.

 

THEA 351. Intermediate Acting. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the fundamental theories and methods of acting. Emphasis on laboratory experience in the preparation of scenes. Consideration of various acting techniques through performance with maximum individual on-stage instruction. Prerequisite: THEA 251 or permission of the instructor.

 

THEA 353. Music Theatre Workshop. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Advanced study of music theatre performance styles through the preparation and performance of scenes selected from the standard repetroire in an intensive workshop environment. Basic music skills and singing ability are highly recommended. Prerequisite: THEA 251 or consent of the instructor. Audition may be required.

 

THEA 355. Directing for the Theatre. 3 credits. Offered fall.
Study of the principles, problems and techniques of play direction. Emphasis on historical and modern theories. Techniques of direction considered as applied to the stage and cinematography. Prerequisites: THEA 251 and either GTHEA 210 or GTHEA 316.

 

THEA/MUS 357. Music Theatre History. 3 credits. Offered once every other academic year.
A survey of the history of music theatre in American, both narrative and non-narrative, from 1750 to the present. Consideration of how music theatre developed from and reflected the cultural, social and political landscape of its time.

 

THEA 371. Advanced Technical Theatre. 3 credits.
Advanced study of the technical aspects of stage production. Emphasis upon contemporary scenographic techniques. Consideration of construction, decoration, rigging and touring problems in theatre production. Prerequisite: THEA 171 or permission of the instructor.

 

THEA 374. Stage Lighting. 3 credits. Offered fall.
Study and analysis of stage lighting. Consideration given to basic elements of electricity, electrical control and circuitry, reflection, refraction and color. Emphasis on the lighting design and aesthetics of a theatrical production.

 

THEA 376. Scene Design. 3 credits. Offered spring.
Study and analysis of the visual elements of theatrical production. Emphasis on the principles and elements of design, drafting and rendering. Consideration of the aesthetics of stage design through specific applied projects.

 

THEA 382. Contemporary Theatre. 3 credits. Offered once every other academic year.
Study of contemporary American theatre with particular attention to the current New York season. Plays recently in New York and discussion of their reception by the New York critics are primarily emphasized.

 

THEA 390. Directed Projects. 3 credits, repeatable to 6 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Supervised projects related to the study of theatre. Credit given for original, individual or group programs beyond the usual course offerings in theatre. A suitable completed project or report is required before credit can be awarded. Prerequisite: Permission of the director.

 

THEA 440. Seminar in Theatre. 3 credits.
Studies of topics in theatre. Emphasis on research methods unique to theatre studies. Consideration of topics in both theoretical and practical aspects of theatre.

 

THEA 441. Senior Thesis. 3 credits. Offered fall.
Independent study for theatre majors leading to a senior thesis. Students select a play and write on how it might be produced. Attention is given to the play's historical context and how a production concept is to be carried out in scenery, costumes, lighting, makeup and acting. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major.

 

THEA/ENG 447. Advanced Playwriting. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
An advanced workshop with emphasis on developing full-length dramatic material. Prerequisite: THEA/ENG 347.

 

THEA 449. London Theatre. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of London theatre. Consideration given to current productions of classic and contemporary works. Emphasis on production elements including acting, directing, design, writing and economic considerations. Prerequisite: Semester-in-London students only.

 

THEA 450. The Open Studio: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Creative Arts. 3 credits.
Introduction to the interdisciplinary studio through discussion of the history of interdisciplinary art and exposure to contemporary examples from dance, theatre, music, creative writing, visual art, film and video. Emphasis on production of original work that evidences the use of another media or collaborative work by artists from different disciplines. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor(s) and advanced skill level in one or more of the creative arts.

 

THEA 452. Advanced Acting. 3 credits. Offered fall.
Critical study and appreciation of acting developed by readings, discussions and presentations of individual and group scenes. Consideration of dramatic literature from the classical Shakespearean and Restoration periods. Emphasis on analysis and understanding of how these works can be performed. Prerequisite: THEA 351.

 

THEA 453. Advanced Performance Techniques. 3 credits. Offered spring.
Study of advanced techniques for auditioning and performing on the stage and in the studio. Emphasis on practical preparation for performance work. Prerequisite: THEA 351.

 

THEA 466. Media Performance. 3 credits.
Study of the principles and techniques of dramatic performance for the camera and microphone. Emphasis on the adaptation of each student's performance and production skills to the recording and filming of narrative works. Consideration of the differing problems and potentials of stage, video and film presentations. Prerequisite: THEA 452 or permission of the instructor.

 

THEA/DANC 471. Stage Management. 3 credits.
Study and analysis of stage management. Consideration given to the methods and strategies for successful stage management for theatre, dance and other performances. Emphasis on developing management and organizational skills. Prerequisite: THEA 171.

 

THEA 473. Advanced Design and Rendering. 3 credits.
Advanced study in design for performance through theoretical production planning. Instruction in illustration and presentation methods necessary to communicate scenery, costume and lighting designs for performance. Emphasis is placed on the collaborative interaction between the production designers and the director or choreographer toward the creation of unified design.

 

THEA 481. Theory and Performance Studies. 3 credits. Offered fall.
Twentieth and twenty-first century theories and performance are studied and performance traditions outside of Europe are examined. Prerequisite: THEA 316.

 

THEA 483. Music Theatre Form and Analysis. 3 credits. Offered once every other academic year.
Practical study of the form and analysis of book, music, dance and design within the context of the major genres of music theatre. Consideration of how such analysis can inform the production and appreciation of music theatre today.

 

THEA 485. American Theatre History. 3 credits.
Study and analysis of the American theatre experience as presented in the dramatic literature of the country. Emphasis on basic American themes. Consideration of plays, playwrights and performers significant to the development of American theatre.

 

THEA 488. Experimental Theatre. 3 credits. Offered spring.
Study of avante garde theatre. Emphasis on motivating and guiding advanced students to a higher degree of aesthetic appreciation of the theatre. Consideration of the relationship of experimental theatre to the traditional theatre.

 

THEA 490. Special Studies in Theatre. 1-3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
An independent study for students to pursue individual research under the guidance of a faculty adviser. Prerequisite: Senior theatre majors in good standing and permission of the director.

 

THEA 495. Internship in Theatre. 3-6 credits. Offered fall and spring.
A faculty-arranged, prepared and monitored off-campus internship program designed to provide practical experience in theatre for students preparing for careers in those areas. Prerequisite: Permission of the director.

 

THEA 499. Honors in Theatre. 6 credits. Offered fall and spring.

 

Technical and Scientific Communication

Institute of Technical and Scientific Communication

TSC 210. Introduction to Technical and Scientific Communication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Introduction to the practice of central components of technical writing, including the technical summary, definition, mechanism description, process or procedure description and proposal. Examines the process involved in planning, researching, writing and revising technical documents attuned to specific audiences and directed by clearly defined purposes.

 

TSC 220. Technical and Scientific Communication for Non-Native Speakers of English. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Introduction to central components of technical communication, such as the technical summary, definition, mechanism description, process or procedure description, proposal and manual. Emphasizes common problems confronted by technical communicators who are not native speakers of English, including macro and micro organization, style, paragraphing, grammar, usage, punctuation and idiomatic language.

 

TSC 230. Bibliographic Research in Technical and Scientific Communication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Introduction to research methodology in technical and scientific communication, covering techniques for collecting information or data through primary and secondary research. Emphasizes extended bibliographic research through projects that employ conventional bound and electronic texts, including CD-ROM and Internet. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major.

 

TSC 240. Technical and Scientific Editing. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Introduction to the central responsibilities of editors when guiding a document through the editorial process, including establishing the need, purpose and scope of a document; developing levels-of-edit; copyediting; conducting substantive edits; determining document design; editing graphic aids; collaborating with authors; and proofreading.

 

TSC 250. Ethical and Legal Issues in Technical and Scientific Communication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the ethical and legal issues confronted by technical communicators in a range of fields. Examines the role of ethics in the field, the nexus of ethics and the law, ethical theories and critical thinking in moral reasoning, falsification of information or data, ownership of information, confidentiality, copyright and trademark laws, conflicts of interest and causes of unethical behavior. Prerequisite: TSC 210, TSC 220 or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 310. Rhetorical Analysis. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of how writers and editors in technical and scientific communication structure the semantics and syntax of language to achieve rhetorical objectives. Examines methods for applying principles of effective rhetoric to the design and writing of documents in the field. Emphasizes extensive textual analysis of rhetorical models and work-world documents. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, and TSC 230, or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 350. Science and Technology in Literature. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Exploration of the ongoing dialogue between science, technology and literature through the reading of literary responses to the effects of such technologies and resulting social phenomena as machine production, urbanization, quantum mechanics, computerization, genetic engineering and the alienation of the worker. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, and TSC 230 or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 360. Instructional Design and Training. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of workplace training programs within technical and scientific fields. Addresses audience analysis and adaptation; client relations; oral presentation skills; training techniques and tools; integration of visual aids; and evaluation techniques. Emphasizes both online and in-person training materials. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, and TSC 230.

 

TSC 410. Government Writing. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of writing genres from a variety of fields within government. Examines the purposes, audiences and formats unique to government publications. Directs students in writing original and editing existing government documents. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230, TSC 240, or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 420. Legal Writing. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of central components of legal writing - such as legal analysis, representation of facts and evidence, reasoning, logic and argumentation. Addresses such key rhetorical elements of legal documents as clarity and conciseness of style, coherent and unified organization, level of diction, jargon, passive voice and errors in person. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230 and TSC 240, or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 430. Medical Writing. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the theory and practice of writing about technical and scientific information in medical and health science fields. Examines the role of the medical writer in medical and health care professions, the ethical issues involved in medical writing and writing clear and concise documentation. Emphasizes writing about medical practices for nontechnical audiences such as patients and their families. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230 and TSC 240, or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 440. Proposal Writing. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of the planning and writing of proposals with emphasis on research and planning proposals. Covers proposal strategies that address central components of a successful proposal, including the executive summary, purpose and scope, problem definition, need, methodology, project feasibility, facility requirements, personnel qualifications, cost and proposal presentation. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230 and TSC 240, or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 450. Computer User Documentation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Study of theory and practice on computer documentation for end users. Emphasizes documentation design and production, online documentation, usability testing and writing of user's guide for actual computer software. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230 and TSC 240, or permission of the instructor.

 

TSC 460. Beginning Topics in Electronic and Online Publication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Beginning study and creation of electronic and online publications, including World Wide Web pages and online help. Emphasizes principles in designing, coding, and using current authoring tools and programs. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230 and TSC 240. Approval of the director required.

 

TSC 461. Intermediate Topics in Electronic and Online Publication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Intermediate study of electronic and online publications, building upon the skills and knowledge gained in TSC 460. Prerequisite: TSC 460 or approval of the director.

 

TSC 462. Advanced Topics in Electronic and Online Publication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Advanced study of electronic and online publications. Emphasizes advanced design and writing techniques using current materials and skills; engages students in comparisons of current industry-standard tools. Prerequisite: TSC 461 or approval of the director.

 

TSC 480. Special Topics in Technical and Scientific Communication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Advanced writing and research course designed to give students experience in writing technical and scientific documents in a variety of technical communication genres, including government writing, medical writing, legal writing and proposal writing. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230 and TSC 240, may be repeated when content changes. Approval of the department head required.

 

TSC 481. Beginning Web Theory and Design. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Beginning study of Web theory and hypertext theory and Web design theory. Emphasizes design principles for online technical publications. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220, TSC 230 and TSC 240. Approval of the director required.

 

TSC 482. Advanced Web Theory and Design. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Advanced study of Web theory and design. Emphasizes theories of evaluation, revision, maintaining, and sustaining Web sites; negotiating single-source documentation of a technical document; and learning the advantages and disadvantages of various technological tools technical communicators use on the job. Prerequisite: TSC 481 or approval of the director.

 

TSC 490. Advanced Independent Study in Technical and Scientific Communication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Individualized projects in technical, scientific or professional communication. Available only to junior or senior majors. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220; TSC 230, TSC 240 and permission of the instructor. May be repeated when course content changes. Approval of department head required.

 

TSC 495. Internship in Technical and Scientific Communication. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Work-world experience within industry, government or the university in technical or scientific communication. Designed to allow students to incorporate field experience with TSC course work through internships in government, business, industry or education where they can observe communication processes and apply effective written, interpersonal and public communication skills. Prerequisites: TSC 210 or TSC 220; TSC 230, TSC 240 and permission of the instructor. Should be taken in senior year and cannot be repeated.

 

Theatre

Department of Foreign Language and Literatures

TR 300. Introduction to Translation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
An intensive course that focuses on fundamental principles, general methods, and the use and development of lexical materials in translation. Prerequisite: 300-level course in a foreign language or equivalent (foreign literature/civilization courses taught in English do not count).

 

TR 311. Spanish-English Technical/Commercial Translation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Spanish-English translation applied in several commercial (i.e. marketing, finance) and technical (i.e. electricity and electronics, software, hardware) fields. Focus will be on the acquisition of specialized knowledge (both linguistic and extralinguistic) and the delivery of professional documents in real-market conditions. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major. Prerequisites: TR300 and SPAN 330, or permission of the instructor.

 

TR 321. English-Spanish Technical/Commercial Translation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
English-Spanish translation applied in several commercial (i.e. marketing, finance) and technical (i.e. electricity and electronics, software, hardware) fields. Focus will be on the acquisition of specialized knowledge (both linguistic and extralinguistic) and the delivery of professional documents in real-market conditions. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major. Prerequisites: TR300 and SPAN 330, or permission of the instructor.

 

TR 331. French-English Technical/Commercial Translation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
French-English translation applied in several commercial (i.e. marketing, finance) and technical (i.e. electricity and electronics, software, hardware) fields. Focus will be on the acquisition of specialized knowledge (both linguistic and extralinguistic) and the delivery of professional documents in real-market conditions. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major. Prerequisites: TR300 and FR 330, or permission of the instructor.

 

TR 341. German -English Technical/Commercial Translation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
German-English translation applied in several commercial (i.e. marketing, finance) and technical (i.e. electricity and electronics, software, hardware) fields. Focus will be on the acquisition of specialized knowledge (both linguistic and extralinguistic) and the delivery of professional documents in real-market conditions. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major. Prerequisites: TR 300 and GER 330, or permission of the instructor.

 

TR 351. Italian-English Technical/Commercial Translation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Italian-English translation applied in several commercial (i.e. marketing, finance) and technical (i.e. electricity and electronics, software, hardware) fields. Focus will be on the acquisition of specialized knowledge (both linguistic and extralinguistic) and the delivery of professional documents in real-market conditions. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major. Prerequisites: TR 300 and ITAL 330, or permission of the instructor.

 

TR 361. Russian-English Technical/Commercial Translation. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Russian-English translation applied in several commercial (i.e. marketing, finance) and technical (i.e. electricity and electronics, software, hardware) fields. Focus will be on the acquisition of specialized knowledge (both linguistic and extralinguistic) and the delivery of professional documents in real-market conditions. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major. Prerequisites: TR300 and RUS 330, or permission of the instructor.

 

TR 400. Text Revision. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Text revision focuses on the principles of linguistic revision applied to texts translated into English or written in English. It also involves the relationship between the translator and the reviser. Texts are evaluated and corrected on several levels: spelling, punctuation, syntax, semantics, stylistics, pragmatics. Prerequisite: TR 300.

 

TR 402. Theory and Practice in Terminology and Lexicography. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Terminology is the study and compilation of specialized terms used in LSPs (Languages for Special Purposes). This course addresses theories of terminology and terminology management, including computer applications designed to support the work of translators, technical writers and information specialists. Prerequisite: TR 300.

 

TR 404. Computer Tools for Translators. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Modern translation involves numerous computer applications. This course addresses the main components of the translator's workstation. Students will gain hands-on experience of advanced work-processes features, machine-aided translation tools and statistical linguistics software. Prerequisite: TR 300.

 

TR 406. Web Site and Software Localization. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
This course addressees the business, technical, cultural and linguistic issues involved in the complex process of localizing Web sites and software for foreign markets. Internet will be used as the forum through which to present and discuss class material. Prerequisite: TR 300 or permission of instructor.

 

TR 408. Project/Workflow Management. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Management, business, technical, and computer-related issues involved in localizing Web sites and software for foreign markets. Budgeting, negotiations and relationships with translators and clients will be simulate. Prerequisites: TR 300 or permission of instructor.

 

TR 429. Spanish-English Text Revision. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Text revision focuses on the principles of linguistic revision applied to texts translated from Spanish into English or written in English. It also involves the relationship between the translator and the reviser. Texts are evaluated and corrected on several levels: spelling, punctuation, syntax, semantics, stylistics, pragmatics. Prerequisite: TR 300.

 

TR 439. Song Translation, French into English. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Analysis of famous French songs at the lexical, sociolingustic and semantic levels, and their translations. Emphasis will be placed on prosodic translation and the meaning of the lyrics. Prerequisite: FR 300.

 

TR 495. Internship in Translation, Interpreting or Terminology. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Real experience in a translation bureau, an in-house translation department, or any other business/government entity needing translation services. The internship leads to a report, which is evaluated by a panel. Prerequisites: TR 300 and at least one specialized translation class. Permission of the instructor.

 

TR 496. Freelance Translation, Interpreting or Terminology. 3 credits. Offered fall and spring.
Real experience with clients needing translation services, terminology management or other linguistic consulting services. Students are supervised by their JMU adviser. The freelance activity leads to a report, which is evaluated by a panel. Prerequisites: TR 300 and at least one specialized translation class. Permission of the instructor.