Judicial Reporting Major
Associate Degree Course Sequence
SSC101 Student Success Seminar
ENG124 College Composition
ITD122 Computer Applications for Professionals
AOT130 Communication & Transcription Skills
IRT121 Realtime Theory I
ENG230 Business Communication
ACC130 Business Law & Ethics
IRT131 Legal Terminology
IRT122 Realtime Theory II
IRT229 Realtime Software Applications
IRT129 Speed Building I
IRT240 Short Writing Techniques
BIO101 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
BUS121 Business Administration
IRT231 Judicial Procedures
IRT130 Speed Building II
MTH108 Explorations in Modern Mathematics
IRT123 Speed Building III
IRT232 JRC Internship
IRT241 RPR Written Knowledge Preparation
PSY121 General Psychology^ or SOC121 Sociology
IRT Technical Elective
TOTAL CREDITS 70
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 JRC 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.
Associate of applied business
The Judicial Reporting Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable to the judicial reporting major degree.
TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH
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
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
Department Chair, Administrative Services and Office Applications
330-494-6170, Ext. 4876
|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.