DSP6130 Theories & Methods of Diaspora Mission

Educational Level: Graduate, Master Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Gary Fujino Course Description: Preparation to lead displaced people by evaluating reasons for immigration and physical, emotional and spiritual issues related to relocation. Analyzes the differences between refugees for economic… Read More

DSP6200 Immigration and American Law – Principles & Procedures

Educational Level: Graduate, Master Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Cindy Feng Course Description: Through the use of landmark case law and salient examples from recent immigration reform, this course provides an advanced study of the immigration, nationality, and naturalization… Read More

DSP6100 Diaspora Acculturation & Integration Strategies

Educational Level: Graduate, Master Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Gary Fujino Course Description: Foundation for understanding acculturation and integration issues among diaspora peoples experiencing variegated immigration, emigration and living patterns. Students will: research, analyze and interpret demographic data; interact… Read More

DSP5130 Practice in Medical Interpreting

Educational Level: Graduate, Master Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Thomas Law Course Description: Advanced sight translation training focusing on medical records. Includes identification of the origins of medical terms, and theory and practice of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation as… Read More

DSP5210 Issues in Immigration Procedure & Law

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Carol Olsen Course Description: Analysis and evaluation of immigration procedure and law, including an examination of family visas, specialized visas, asylum, waivers, deportability, inadmissibility, naturalization, research, writing, citizenship, and… Read More

DSP5120 Life and Work of the Missional Interpreter

Educational Level: Graduate, Master Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Thomas Law Course Description: Exploration of missional life patterns. The student will develop a plan for incorporating interpreting and/or translating into the normal rhythms of everyday life and work. Through… Read More

DSP5100 Basic Skills of the Interpreting Professional

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Thomas Law Course Description: Introduction to language interpreting (oral) and translation (written), including linguistic communication, translation approaches, problems and processes, cultural competency and ethics, the role of the interpreter,… Read More

DSP5110 Practice in Legal Interpreting

Educational Level: Graduate, Master Credit Hours: 3 Credits Instructor: Dr. Thomas Law Course Description: Advanced sight translation training focusing on court/law enforcement documents. Includes identification of the origins of judiciary terminology, and theory and practice of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation… Read More