legal secretarial

Court Reporting and Captioning (Cert)

Application Code: 
2152
Degree Received: 
Certificate (Cert)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

Also online imageThis program is available on campus and online.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra
Recommended: Geometry and Algebra 2/ Trigonometry

Graduation Requirements: 
  • A cumulative overall index of at least 2.0 is required in order to graduate.
  • All CTRP skill writing classes must be taken and passed at Alfred with a passing grade of "C" or better.
  • The internship course is completed off campus.
  • All students are required to take the CTRP 3163 in the summer.
  • Be sure to check for prerequisite requirements.

Court and Realtime Reporting (AAS)

Application Code: 
0647
Degree Received: 
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

Also online imageThis program is available on campus and online.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra
Recommended: Geometry and Algebra 2/ Trigonometry

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 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 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.

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