Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCI 300    Introduction to Healthcare Interpreting    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for bilingual/bicultural individuals interested in exploring the career choice of healthcare interpreter by developing an awareness of the roles and responsibilities of the interpreter in healthcare settings. It addresses required skills related to both language interpretation and cultural brokering and allows consideration of personal interests and aptitudes.

Schedule: Other Term, May 10-May 10

F08:00AM-12:30PMLECY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 71012594TextbookFree Digital Book
F01:00PM-04:25PMLECY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 71012594TextbookFree Digital Book
Students must attend both morning and afternoon sessions.


HCI 310    Healthcare Interpreting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: HCI 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AH 110 and BIOL 102; or BIOL 115 & 116 or BIOL 430 & 431
Advisory: SPEECH 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 48 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for bilingual individuals interested in developing the awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary for effective language interpretation in healthcare settings. It emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of a healthcare interpreter and basic knowledge of common medical conditions, treatments, and procedures in the areas of diagnostics, cardiovascular, renal, ophthalmic, and gastrointestinal specialties. It focuses on insight into language and cultural nuances for specific communities necessary in the art of interpretation.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 19-Feb 27

MW12:00PM-04:05PMLECY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 71612851Textbook
Department consent required.

Th12:00PM-03:20PMLABY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 716

HCI 320    Healthcare Interpreting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: HCI 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: SPEECH 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 48 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for bilingual individuals. It further develops the awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary for effective language interpretation in healthcare settings covered in HCI 310. It emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of a healthcare interpreter and basic knowledge of common medical conditions, treatments, and procedures in musculoskeletal, respiratory, immunologic, and obstetric specialties. It focuses on insight into language and cultural nuances for specific communities necessary in the art of interpretation.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 28-Apr 03

MW12:00PM-04:05PMLECY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 71612853Textbook
Department consent required.

Th12:00PM-03:20PMLABY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 716

HCI 330    Healthcare Interpreting III    3 Units

Prerequisite: HCI 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: SPEECH 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 48 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for bilingual individuals preparing to become an integral member of the health care team, bridging the language and cultural gap between clients and providers. It further develops interpreting skills covered in HCI 320. Topics include specialized health care service areas, such as genetics, pediatrics, and endocrinology. It also emphasizes the development of cultural competency in the community and workplace.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 04-May 15

MW12:00PM-04:05PMLECY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 71612855Textbook
Department consent required.

Th12:00PM-03:20PMLABY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN HeEd 716

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2018