MIN101-001

Medical Interpreter I

This introductory course, designed for individuals who are bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Portuguese, focuses on the basic competency skills necessary to work as a trained medical interpreter. The course adheres to the Standards of Practice for medical interpreters as established by the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare. Prerequisite: ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score or ESL201 and target language assessment conducted in the first class session / 3 credits. Offered: Varies

MIN102-001

Medical Interpreter II

This course is designed for students continuing the study of medical interpreter practice and for experienced medical interpreters. The focus is on necessary advanced competency skills, written translation, and vocabulary. Prerequisite: BIT103 and MIN101 with a grade of C or higher / 3 credits. Offered: Varies

MIN200-001

Medical Interpreter Practicum

This course, designed for individuals who are bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Portuguese, will focus on skills acquired during coursework in Medical Interpreter I and Medical Interpreter II. The course adheres to the Standards of Practice for medical interpreters as established by the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare. Students complete 150 hours of supervised medical interpreter activity in a community healthcare organization. Prerequisite: MIN102; Co-requisite: BIO105 / 3 credits. Offered: Varies