Required: Algebra Recommended: Geometry and Algebra 2/ Trigonometry
In addition to the AAS Degree requirements, the Business Department requires a 2.0 index in required court reporting subjects. All courses listed must be satisfactorily completed and a minimum of 62 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 time 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 a five-minute, 180-wpm literary tape with 1.4 syllabic density at 96 percent accuracy; prepare a captioned translation evaluation taken from the internship experience; and complete at least 40 verified hours of actual writing time during the internship.