Court and Realtime Reporting - AAS Degree

TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM (on campus and online)

First

CTRP

1174

Realtime Writing Theory I

4

BUAD

1103

Keyboarding

3

BUAD

1543

Grammar

3

COMP

1503

Freshman Composition

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed. Elective

3

 

 

 

16

Second

CTRP

2274

Realtime Writing Theory II

4

CTRP

3373

Computer Aided Transcription

3

 

xxx3

Humanities Gen. Ed. Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed. Elective

3

 

 

 

13

Summer Session (required)

CTRP

3163

Speed Bldg. I for Reporting/Caption

3

CTRP

3363

Tech. for Reporting/Captioning

3

 

 

 

6

Third

CTRP

4265

Speed Bldg. II for Reporting/Captioning

5

CTRP

2603

Personal Dictionary Prod./Maintenance

3

 

xxx3

Business Law I OR Medical Term.

3

SPCH

1083

Effective Speaking

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed. Elective

3

 

 

 

17

Fourth

CTRP

4365

Speed Bldg. III for Reporting/Captioning

5

CTRP

4602

Internship & Practicum for R/C

2

CTRP

4634

Procedures for Reporting/Captioning

4

 

xxx3

Business Law I or Medical Term.

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed. Elective

3

 

 

 

17

Total Credit Hours: 70

* Students may select one of these general education requirements (math, science, psychology, sociology) for each semester.

** Students may select BUAD 3043 - business law I or MEDA 1133 - medical terminology in either semester.

Also required: one unit of physical education.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the Associate of Applied Science degree requirements, the Business Department requires a 2.0 grade point average in required court reporting subjects. All courses listed must be satisfactorily completed and a minimum of 70 credit hours earned. Court reporting students must also meet all the NCRA requirements as stated in the course objectives, including the passing of three, five-minute tests on unfamiliar matter with 95 percent accuracy on two-voice material at 225 wpm, jury charge material at 200 wpm, and literary material at 180 wpm; two five-minute timed writings in keyboarding from unfamiliar material at a minimum of 60 gross wpm with a maximum of five errors; the completion of 40 verified hours of internship experience, including the production of a 40-page transcript; the transcription of a simulated RPR skills test at RPR speed levels in three hours; and the production of accurate transcripts using computer-aided technology as stated in the course outlines. Captioning students must write three (3) five-minute, 180-wpm literary tapes with 1.4 syllabic density at 96 percent accuracy; prepare a captioned translation evaluation taken from the internship experience; and complete at least 25 verified hours of actual writing time and 15 hours of research and dictionary preparation during the internship.