Three mandatory core courses: TRST 500 (Translation and Interpretation: Reflective Practice), TRST 410 (Translation Theory and Practice), TRST 407 (Terminology and CAT) 12

Two mandatory courses in one chosen track:

  • Translation for the Professions (TRST 405, 406)
  • Literary and Applied Literary Translation (TRST 501, 502)
  • Conference and Community Interpreting (TRST 541,542)

Approved elective courses.

Capstone Project (TRST 540) 4

Total Credit Hours:

Minimum 500-level credit hours required overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 2.75

* For additional details and requirements please refer to CTL's Student Handbook and the Graduate College Handbook.


Course load

Students attending online typically take eight graduate credit hours (two courses) per semester. Students attending on-campus are considered to be studying full-time if they are enrolled in a minimum of eight graduate credit hours (two courses) per semester. However, international students holding F-1 or J-1 visas and those holding scholarships or fellowships may be required to maintain enrollment in 12 graduate credit hours. For more information, see the Graduate College Handbook and International Student and Scholar Services.