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Undergraduate Catalog | 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2023-2024

Languages and Culture Studies: Translation and Interpreting Studies, Spanish-English, Graduate Certificate, Early Entry

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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

  • See University Admissions 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

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).

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

Translation and Interpreting, Spanish-English
Graduate Course Undergraduate Course

INTE 6601
TRAN 6000
TRAN 6601
TRAN 6602
TRAN 6603
TRAN 6604

TRAN 3601  

TRAN 5050
TRAN 6472
TRAN 6474
TRAN 6476

TRAN 4442  
TRAN 4443  

INTE 6050

TRAN 3601   
SPAN 4050   (APPL)

INTE 6172

TRAN 4442  
SPAN 4050   (APPL)

INTE 6174

TRAN 4443  
SPAN 4050   (APPL)

INTE 6176

TRAN 4443  
SPAN 4050   (APPL)


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.

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