Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Translation
The degree of BA in Translation is a four-year, 120 credit hours, study program designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to translate from English into Arabic and vice versa, and to edit English and Arabic texts. The philosophy underlying the BA in Translation is to integrate essential intercultural and interdisciplinary knowledge, inseparable from language acquisition and the technical understanding of language. This integration will ultimately be oriented towards the practical craft of translation. In this sense, students enrolled in the BA in Translation Program will have the unique advantage of a holistic and inclusive understanding of language in addition to linguistic-technical skills. The partnership between the practical, the cultural, and the theoretical-intellectual elements makes the BA in Translation a valuable and rewarding degree.