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Judicial Court Reporting Major

Associate Degree Course Sequence

FYE1100  College Readiness OR SSC101 Student Success Seminar
ENG1111  Clark  English I
AOT121  Stark  Keyboarding/Formatting
AOT130  Stark  Editing, Proofreading & Language Skills
JCR1001  Clark  Realtime Theory I
JCR1002  Stark  Realtime Theory II
JCR1003  Clark  Realtime Theory Application
JCR1101  Clark  Skill Building I
IRT131  Stark  Legal Terminology
ITD122  Stark  Computer Applications for Professionals
MTH1060  Clark  Business Math
JCR1102  Stark  Skill Building II
BIO125  Stark  Medical Terminology
JCR2103  Clark  Skill Building III
JCR2104  Stark  Skill Building IV
ENG2211  Clark  Business Communication
JCR2200  Clark  Realtime Business Procedures
PHL122  Stark  Ethics
JCR2105  Clark  Skill Building V
JCR2106  Stark  Skill Building VI
JCR2400  Stark  JCR Internship 2
JCR2300  Clark  CAT/Transcript Production
Clark  Social/Behavioral Science Elective

TOTAL CREDITS 65

The goal is that graduates will demonstrate the use of good grammar, punctuation and editing skills for transcription preparation and production; communicate clearly and concisely; utilize all information reporting technology; exemplify a high standard of ethics as an information reporting professional and demonstrate employable skills and characteristics as an information reporting professional.

The JCR program offers distance learning opportunities through Web-based education.

Using a stenograph machine and realtime software, judicial reporters provide reliable and accurate transcripts for courtroom hearings, depositions and trials – an invaluable service for the legal industry and all parties in a legal proceeding. You’ll be prepared to take the registered professional reporter certification exam. This program is now available entirely through Web-based distance learning.

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of applied business

PROGRAM-RELATED SCHOLARSHIPS 
Betty Jean Morford Scholarship

TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH
Franklin University

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING
• state or local government courts/legislatures • for attorneys and judges

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N) 
• official reporter
• freelance reporter
• captioner

ADDITIONAL FEES 
Students in this program must purchase a stenograph machine ($1,500 new) and Case Catalyst software (estimated $500).

JOIN STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 
National Court Reporters Association Student Chapter

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT 
Rene Eneix
Department Chair, Administrative Services and Office Applications
330-494-6170, Ext. 4876
reneix@starkstate.edu

 

Graduation requirements for judicial reporting option:
Specific graduation requirements must be passed for the judicial option: transcribe a minimum of three 5-minute, 2-voice testimony tests with a minimum of 95% accuracy dictated at a minimum speed of 225 wpm; transcribe three 5-minute jury charge tests with a minimum of 95% accuracy dictated at a minimum of 200 wpm; and transcribe three 5-minute literary tests with a minimum of 95% accuracy dictated at a minimum of 180 wpm; and transcribe a simulated state certification test, state qualifying exam, or RPR skills test within the allotted test transcription guidelines.