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Realtime Transcription Major

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
ENG124  College Composition
ITD122  Computer Applications for Professionals
AOT130  Editing, Proofreading & Language Skills
IRT121  Realtime Theory I
MTH108  Explorations in Modern Mathematics
BIO101  Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
Non-Technical Elective
IRT122  Realtime Theory II
IRT229  Realtime Software Applications
IRT129  Speed Building I
IRT240  Short Writing Techniques
ENG230  Business Communication
BUS121  Business Administration
IRT Technical Elective
IRT130  Speed Building II
ACC130  Business Law and Ethics
PSY121  General Psychology or SOC121 Sociology
IRT Technical Electives

TOTAL CREDITS 63-65

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 JRC program offers distance learning opportunities through Web-based education.

Using a stenograph machine and realtime software, you’ll be able to input data and text accurately at high rates of speed to provide transcription services for a wide-variety of industries including medical, legal and insurance. You’ll also open yourself to a multitude of job opportunities, as companies are looking nationwide for well-trained information reporters who have good vocabulary, excellent English skills, good transcription skills and the ability to turn their work around quickly.

Learn how to use the shorthand machine as an input device in lieu of the QWERTY keyboard as well as how to use steno strokes to send commands to the operating system or the application without ever touching the keyboard or the mouse. This program offers distance learning opportunities.

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of applied business

CERTIFICATE OPTIONS
The Realtime Ttranscription Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable into the realtime transcription degree.

TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH
Franklin University

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING
• medical offices
• law offices
• government offices

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A
• transcriptionist
• proofreader
• scopist

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