Major in Tennessee Transfer Pathway with Emphasis in Foreign Language (A.A.)
Program and Career Description:
The Foreign Language emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor's degree at a four year school. Trained language interpreters and translators have job opportunities in a wide range of fields, including translating documents, conference interpreters, judiciary interpreters, and medical translators as well as teachers and professors in higher education. Most jobs are found in large urban areas like Washington D.C. Examples of jobs and salaries for some occupations are as follows.
|Interpreters and Translators
||Master's degree; many require PhD
||HS diploma; additional formal training preferred
Career and salary information taken from JOBS4TN.GOV. Check out this website for additional information about job descriptions, education requirements and abilities, and supply and demand for these careers. For additional information from a national perspective, go to Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor on the internet at www.bls.gov. Visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook on this website. Salaries are not guaranteed.
This program is a Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) major. A student who completes the associates degree in this major is guaranteed that all required community college courses will be accepted in this major at the transfer institution. To see which four-year institutions offer this TTP major and guarantees a seamless transfer, visit the Tennessee Transfer Pathway website at www.tntransferpathway.org.
Articulation agreements exist between other private and non-TN public institutions. These agreements are available at www.columbiastate.edu/admissions/transfer-information.