Feb 24, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog | 2023-2024 
    
Undergraduate Catalog | 2023-2024

Languages and Culture Studies: Translating, Graduate Certificate, Early Entry


Exceptional undergraduate students at UNC Charlotte may apply to this Early Entry Program to begin work toward a graduate degree before completion of the baccalaureate degree.

All program-level Admissions and Progression Requirements are in addition to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Admission Requirements  .

Admission Requirements

Current UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Students

  • See University Admission Requirements   
  • Completion of at least 75 undergraduate credit hours (although it is expected that close to 90 credit hours will have been earned by the time the first graduate course is taken)
  • Minimum 3.2 overall undergraduate GPA
  • Submit application online at gradadmissions.charlotte.edu/apply and provide supporting documents
  • Recommendation by the Graduate Program Director and approved by the Graduate School

Note: GRE scores are not required.

Progression Requirements

  • Completion of Early Entry Program Form, and approved by the Undergraduate Coordinator, Graduate Program Director, and Graduate School, prior to registering for graduate coursework each semester
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA
  • Undergraduate students are allowed to take only 15 hours of graduate credit before they have completed their baccalaureate degree.

Special Policies or Requirements

Up to 12 credit hours earned at the graduate level may be substituted for required undergraduate hours (i.e., up to 12 credit hours of graduate coursework may be double-counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees).  LACS and TRAN 5000- and 6000-level courses can be double-counted for the Major in French, Major in German, Major in Japanese, and the Graduate Certificate program for students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs simultaneously.

The following table outlines the courses that can be double-counted:

Translating, Spanish-English
Graduate Course Undergraduate Course

TRAN 6000
TRAN 6601
TRAN 6602
TRAN 6603
TRAN 6604

TRAN 3601   

TRAN 5050
TRAN 6472

TRAN 4442  

TRAN 5050
TRAN 6474
TRAN 6476

TRAN 4443  

 

Translating, French-English
Graduate Course Undergraduate Course

TRAN 5402
TRAN 5404

TRAN 4402   

TRAN 5403

TRAN 4403  

TRAN 6000
TRAN 6601
TRAN 6602
TRAN 6603
TRAN 6604

TRAN 3601  

 

Translating, German-English
Graduate Course Undergraduate Course

TRAN 5412
TRAN 5413
TRAN 5414
TRAN 5050
LACS 5050

TRAN 4412  
TRAN 4413  

TRAN 6000
TRAN 6601
TRAN 6602
TRAN 6603
TRAN 6604

TRAN 3601  

 

Translating, Japanese-English
Graduate Course Undergraduate Course

TRAN 5422
TRAN 5423
TRAN 5424
TRAN 5050

TRAN 4442   
TRAN 4443   

TRAN 6000
TRAN 6601
TRAN 6602
TRAN 6603
TRAN 6604

TRAN 3601  

 

For additional details on Early Entry to Graduate Programs, see the “Degree Requirements and Academic Policies” section of the Graduate Catalog and the Graduate Admissions website at gradadmissions.charlotte.edu/admissions/early-entry.

For details about the full requirements for this degree program, see the program listing in the Graduate Catalog.