Translation Consultancy Courses

Required Courses:

  1. ICLI 6410 Translation Models and Methods (3) - This course covers models and methods applicable to meaning-based translation and issues commonly arising in translating the biblical text. Topics include accuracy, clarity, naturalness, the source—meaning—receptor translation model, cultural factors in translation model, cultural factors in translation, and the relevance theory of communication.
  2. ICLI 67XX Translation Consulting (3) - This course equips students with an understanding of the process of consultant checking a Bible translation and an awareness of issues commonly arising in translating the biblical text. Topics include role and qualifications of a consultant, important tools, interpersonal skills, consulting techniques, and approval parameters. Prerequisites: ICL! 6410, Translation Models & Methods or equivalent.
  3. ICLI 67XX Practical Consulting (3) - In this course students obtain experience in the process of translation consulting. Working under the mentorship of a consultant trainer, they will participate in the translation consulting process, applying the skills they learned int he Translation Consulting course. Professor approval is required to enroll in this course.
  4. Exegetical Selective (3) -Students choose one advisor approved course with the prefix BIBL or ICST.

TOTAL CREDITS IN CERTIFICATE - 12