Undergraduate T&I Program

Arizona Initiative to Improve Latino Access and Academic Success (2003-2006)

The University of Arizona’s undergraduate program was originally developed by the National Center for Interpretation under a grant from FIPSE, “The Arizona initiative to Improve Latino Academic Success” (2003-2006)

  • FIPSE Grant #: P116B031416
  • Developed and implemented one of the nation’s few undergraduate programs in translation and interpretation.
  • Developed and implemented turn-key introductory course in T&I that has been exported to 22 postsecondary institutions in six states
  • 750+ student served, with additional students at other institutions

Since its development, the T&I undergraduate program has been housed in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese as well as Mexican American Studies. The undergraduate program has grown tremendously and proven to be a great success.

Listen to what two UA T&I students have to say about their experiences:


To learn more and see the current information regarding the undergraduate program in Translation and Interpretation at the University of Arizona, please click here

These projects have been primarily funded through grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). Additional support has been provided by Mrs. Agnese Haury and the Haury Trust, as well as the University of Arizona.