Court Reporting (CTRP)

CTRP 030 C CR Beginning Practice Lab 1-6 Units

Term hours: 54-324 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed as an open entry lab to fulfill the Court Reporter's Board lab requirements for court reporting students receiving instruction in theory to 100 words per minute. Fifty-four hours is required for one unit of credit. Variable Unit Class. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass only. $3.00 Material Fee-Payable at Registration.

CTRP 031 C CR Intermediate Practice Lab 1-6 Units

Term hours: 54-324 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed as an open entry skill building lab to fulfill the Court Reporter's Board lab requirements for students receiving instruction from 110 to 140 words per minute. Fifty-four hours is required for one unit of credit. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass. $3.00 Material Fee - Payable at Registration.

CTRP 033 C Internship: Agency Services 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and forty hours of internship plus ten hours of observation. This course provides practical work experience in an office setting in order to prepare the student to work in a court reporting agency. There will be 40 hours of internship required, plus 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 034 C Internship: Court Services 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and forty hours of internship plus ten hours of observation. This course provides practical work experience in order to prepare the student to work in an administrative or clerical capacity in the California court system. There will be 40 hours of internship required, along with 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 035 C Advanced Practice Lab 1-6 Units

Term hours: 54-324 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed as an open entry skill building lab to fulfill the California Court Reporter's Board lab requirements for students receiving instruction from 140 to 180 words per minute. A total of 54 hours is required for one unit of credit. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass only.$3.00 Material Fee - Payable at Registration.

CTRP 036 C CR High Speed Proficiency Lab 1-6 Units

Term hours: 54-324 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed as an open entry skill building lab to fulfill the California Court Reporter's Board lab requirements for students receiving instruction from 180 to 220 words per minute. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No pass. $3.00 Material Fee-Payable at Registration.

CTRP 037 C CR Qualifier Lab 1-6 Units

Term hours: 54-324 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed as an open entry skill building lab to fulfill the California Court Reporter's Board lab requirements for students in the qualifier program. Fifty-four hours is required for one unit of credit. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass. $3.00 Material Fee-Payable at Registration.

CTRP 038 C  Computer Aided Transcription Lab 1-6 Units

Term hours: 54-324 depending on units taken. This course is designed as an open entry skill building lab to fulfill the California Court Reporter's Board lab requirements for students in the CAT (Computer Assisted Transcription) classes. 54 hours is required for one unit of credit. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Pass/No Pass. $3.00 Materials Fee-Payable at registration.

CTRP 039 C Internship-Legal Transcription 3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory TBA. This course offers practical work experience in legal transcription for future employment in law offices, police departments, court reporting agencies, and other venues, Internship may be paid or unpaid. There will be 50 hours of internship, plus 10 hours of observation. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 040 C  Beginning Machine Shorthand Theory 3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory. This first semester course covers the basic theory of machine shorthand and mastery of the keyboard. This course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association. Recommend concurrent enrollment in CTRP 041 C. Three hours of court observation required. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 041 C Court Reporting Theory Review 1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in or completion of CTRP 040 C

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course covers the review of basic theory of court reporting which emphasizes reporting theory, reading fluency, and transcribing skills. This course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 042 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building l 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 041 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the machine. The student will review theory and develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at 80 wpm for a minimum of three minutes with 95 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 043 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building 2 0.5-2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the machine. The student will review theory and develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at 100 wpm for a minimum of five minutes with 95 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 044 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building 3 0.5-2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the steno machine. The student will review techniques of writing and develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at 120 wpm for five minutes with 95 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. The course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association for speed level on jury charge material. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 045 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building 4 0.5-2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the steno machine. The student will review techniques of writing and develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at 140 wpm for five minutes with 95 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association for speed level on jury charge material. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 046 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building 5 0.5-2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the steno machine. The student will develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at 160 wpm for five minutes with 98 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets the requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association for speed level on question and answer and trial testimony. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 047 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building 6 0.5-2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the steno machine. The student will develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at 180 wpm for ten minutes with 98 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets the requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association for speed level on question and answer and trial testimony. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 048 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building 7 Machine Shorthand Speed Building 7 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 047 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the machine. The student will develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at 200 wpm for 10 minutes with 98 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets the requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association for speed level on question and answer and trial testimony. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 049 C  Machine Shorthand Speed Building 8 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Completion of CTRP 048 C

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the machine. The student will develop sufficient skills to take new material at 200 and 220 wpm sustained dictation with 98 percent accuracy. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets the requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association for speed level on question and answer and trial testimony. Course may be taken four times for credit. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 050 C CSR/RPR Directed Practice 0.5-2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course promotes a further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the machine. The student will develop sufficient skills to take new material dictation at speeds ranging from 180 to 260 wpm. Units of credit will be granted when the speed and accuracy objective is attained. This course meets the requirements of the Court Reporter's Board and the National Court Reporter's Association for speed level on question and answer and trial testimony. May be taken for credit 3 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 051 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Legal 1-3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course consists of an application of court reporting theory to the keyboard to develop dictation rates of 60-100 wpm for a minimum of three minutes with 95 percent accuracy. Emphasis is on jury charge, literary, and question and answer material. Legal vocabulary, California formatting, and court reporting punctuation rules are introduced. Three hours of court observation required. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 052 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Medical 1-3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course applies court reporting theory to the steno keyboard to develop dictation rates of 120-140 words per minute for a minimum of three minutes with 95 percent accuracy with emphasis on medical terminology. Three hours of court observation required. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 053 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Congressional 1-3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course offers further development of speed and accuracy on the steno machine in taking dictation to increase machine shorthand speed and strengthen transcription skills with emphasis on congressional record material, at speeds ranging from 160-180 wpm for a minimum of three minutes with 95 percent accuracy. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit.

CTRP 054 C Two/Four Voice Testimony 0.5-3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course develops familiarity with a simulated courtroom scene consisting of the judge, the clerk, attorneys for the plaintiff and the defendant, and a witness participating in two and four voice dictation. Students will identify each speaker with appropriate machine designations in multi-voice testimony at 120-140 words per minute for a minimum of three minutes, transcribed in proper format with 98 percent accuracy. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 055 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Jury Charge 0.5-3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course presents an intensive application of court reporting theory to develop further reading and transcribing skills in jury charge, opening and closing arguments, legal opinion and other courtroom material at speeds ranging from 160 to 180 wpm. This course prepares the student for the machine portion of the RPR examination. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 056 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Jury Charge 2 0.5-3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course presents an intensive application of court reporting theory to develop further reading and transcribing skills in jury charge, opening and closing arguments, legal opinion and other courtroom material at speeds ranging from 180 to 200 wpm. This course prepares the student for the machine portion of the RPR examination. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 057 C  Machine Shorthand Challenge-160 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 045 C and CTRP 054 C

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed for the advanced court reporting student and the transfer student to gain additional proficiency in taking multiple-voice testimony in a simulated environment at 160 wpm. Live reading will be introduced. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 058 C  Machine Shorthand Challenge-180 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 057 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed for the advanced court reporting student and the transfer student to gain additional proficiency in taking multiple-voice testimony in a simulated environment at 180 wpm. Live reading will be introduced. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 059 C  Machine Shorthand Challenge-200 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 058 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed for the advanced court reporting student and the transfer student to gain additional proficiency in taking multiple-voice testimony in a simulated environment at 200 wpm. Videotaped testimony and live reading will be introduced. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 060 C  Machine Shorthand Challenge-220 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 059 C with a grade of C or better.

. Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed for the advanced court reporting student to gain additional proficiency in taking multiple-voice testimony in a simulated environment at 220 wpm. Vidoetaped testimony and live reading will be introduced. Course may be taken four times for credit. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 062 C  Notary Public Exam Preparation 0.5-1 Units

Term hours: 9-18 lecture depending on units attempted. This course is designed to prepare students to take and pass the California State Notary Public examination. Course may be taken two times for credit. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 065 C Advanced CAT Systems 2 Units

Advisory: The student must have completed a CAT (Computer-Aided Transcription) dictionary.

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course is designed as an advanced CAT (Computer Aided Transcription) class to provide further instruction in CAT based court reporting software programs. A heavy emphasis will be placed on document production.

CTRP 066 C Machine Transcription-Medical 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): CIS 101 C or CIS 125 C, with a grade of C or better or a minimum of 20 wpm.

Advisory: HS 145 C or a knowledge of medical terminology is recommended

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course is designed to teach medical transcription skills. Physician's correspondence, case histories, and reports will be transcribed using transcribing machines and a personal computer. $3.00 Material Fee-Payable at Registration. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 067 C Basic Vocabulary Development 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture. This basic course is designed to enrich vocabulary and improve spelling. The emphasis is on increasing general business and professional terminology.

CTRP 068 C  Advanced Vocabulary Development 1.5 Units

Term hours: 27 lecture. This course is an advanced course designed to enrich vocabulary and improve spelling. The emphasis is on increasing general business and professional terminology.

CTRP 071 C  Legal Terminology and Rhetoric 3 Units

Term hours: 54 lecture. The course includes instruction in the terminology used in legal proceedings and legal documents. The topics covered include terminology in civil and criminal litigation and cases in equity.

CTRP 072 C Legal Procedures 4 Units

Term hours: 72 lecture and 18 laboratory. This course is designed to train the legal secretarial, paralegal, or court reporting student in legal procedures and practical law office skills and knowledge in the areas of general office duties, non-court documents, the courts, court documents, litigation, appeals, and other court actions. This course may be taught using a computer. Three hours of court observation required.

CTRP 073AC Spelling for Modern Business 1 Unit

Term hours: 18 lecture. This course is designed as an 18-hour intensive review of frequently misspelled words, homonyms, synonyms, and antonyms. The emphasis will be on business, legal, medical, and technical terminology. This course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board for the English requirements for the CSR Certification Program.

CTRP 073BC Punctuation - Court Reporting 1 Unit

Term hours: 18 lecture. This course is designed as an 18-hour intensive review of punctuation styles and rules used in court documents, letters, legal office documents, contracts, memorandums, and reports. The emphasis will be on basic punctuation rules as they apply to written business, legal, medical, and technical documents. This course meets partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board for English and the CSR Certification Program.

CTRP 073CC  Formatting, Style and Usage 1 Unit

Term hours: 18 lecture. This course is designed to provide the court reporting student and the computer editor (scopist) major with instruction in preparing and formatting California court transcripts and depositions. Instruction will include format styles, usage, and fundamentals of document production using the computer.

CTRP 073DC Proofreading 1 Unit

Term hours: 18 lecture. This course is designed to provide the court reporting student with instruction in editing and proofreading in order to prepare a final California court transcript, deposition, hearing transcript or other related legal document.

CTRP 074 C  CSR-RPR-CBC-CCP Exam Preparation 0.5-3 Units

Term hours: 9-54 lecture depending on units attempted. This course is designed to prepare the student to successfully pass the written portion of any or all of the following examinations: CSR, RPR, CBC or CCP. May be taken for a cumulative total of 3 units. Pass/No Pass only. Open Entry/Open Exit.

CTRP 075 C Simulated Courtroom 0.5-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 046 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 18 lecture and 72 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed to offer a simulated courtroom and deposition environment with special emphasis on live reading with 2,3,4, and 5-voice dictation practice at speeds ranging from 180 to 200 wpm. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Open Entry/Open Exit.

CTRP 076 C  Court and Deposition Procedures 1.5-3 Units

Term hours: 27-54 lecture depending on units attempted. This course provides intensive training in court and deposition procedures with heavy emphasis on court structure, pre-trial and trial procedures, law office procedures, ethics, and document production. May be taken for a cumulative total of 3 units. Open Entry/Open Exit.

CTRP 077 C  Dictation and Transcription 0.5-6 Units

Term hours: 9-108 lecture and 18-216 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course provides further development of speed and accuracy in taking dictation on the machine at a variety of speeds. Emphasis is on reinforcement and improvement. May be taken for a cumulative total of 6 units. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass only.

CTRP 078 C Internship: Medical Reporting 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and forty hours of internship plus ten hours of observation. This course is designed to provide the court reporting medical transcriptionist student with practical work experience recording and reporting medical lectures, seminars, and hearings. There will be 40 hours of internship plus 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 079 C Internship- CART 3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course is designed to provide the CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) student with practical work experience recording and reporting seminars, hearings, and lectures. Internships may be paid or unpaid. There will be 50 hours of internship plus 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 080 C Internship: Law Office 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and forty hours in a law office or legal environment plus ten hours of observation. This course offers practical work experience in an approved law office in the County of Orange or Los Angeles. Internship will be scheduled during the semester, depending on available law office openings. This course fulfills partial requirements of the Law Office Administration degree and the Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate. 40 hours of internship in the field, along with 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 081 C Internship - Court Reporting 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 047 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 36 lecture depending on units attempted and forty hours in the courtroom or in deposition proceedings plus ten hours of observation. This course offers practical work experience in approved court and deposition proceedings. Internship will be scheduled during the semester, depending on available court and deposition openings. This course fulfills partial requirements of the Court Reporter's Board. Court Reporting Internships are unpaid. There will be 50 hours in the courtroom or in deposition proceedings, plus 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 082 C  Computer Aided Transcription: ProCAT 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed a CAT (Computer- Aided Transcription) dictionary

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory TBA. This course uses computer-based instructions as well as hands-on applications to introduce the court reporting student to ProCAT Computer Aided Transcription software.

CTRP 083 C  Computer Aided Transcription - Stenograph 2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course uses computer-based instruction as well as hands-on applications to introduce the court reporting student to Stenograph Computer-Aided Transcription software.

CTRP 084 C  Computer Aided Transcription - Eclipse 2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course uses computer-based instruction as well as hands-on applications to introduce the court reporting student to ECLIPSE Computer-Aided Transcription software.

CTRP 085 C  Computer Aided Transcription - Dictionary Building 2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course will enable court reporting students to start building their personal dictionary using one of several CAT (Computer Aided Transcription) software systems.

CTRP 086 C Internship - Proofreading 1.5 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 27 laboratory. This course offers practical work experience in proofreading in order to prepare court, deposition, and other legal documents. Internship will be scheduled within the court reporting community. Internships may be paid or unpaid. There will be 30 hours of internship required.

CTRP 087 C Internship - Hearing Reporter 3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course offers practical work experience in the field of hearing reporting. Students will work in the field taking hearings, meetings, conferences, seminars, and workman's compensation proceedings. Internships may be paid or unpaid. There will be 50 hours internship, plus 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 088 C Internship - Captioning 3 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course offers practical work experience in the field of captioning, both on-line and off-line. Internship will be scheduled during the semester at various sites, including on-campus opportunities for development and perfection of captioning skills. A 15,000 word CAT dictionary is necessary to complete captioning projects. Internships may be paid or unpaid. There will be 50 hours of internship, plus 10 hours of observation.

CTRP 089 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Literary ll 0.5-3 Units

Term hours: 9-36 lecture and 27-54 laboratory. This course is designed to prepare the student to record a variety of literary dictation material at speeds ranging from 140 to 180 wpm. Students will be introduced to a broad spectrum of vocabulary with special emphasis on topics that will lead to a career in Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) reporting. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 090 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Literary 1-3 Units

Tem hours: 18-36 lecture and 18-54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed to prepare the student to record a variety of literary dictation material at speeds ranging from 110 to 150 wpm. Students will be introduced to a broad spectrum of vocabulary designed to prepare them for convention reporting, hearing reporting, steno interpreting, and other alternative careers. Course may be taken four times for credit. Open Entry/Open Exit.

CTRP 091 C Advanced Dictionary Build 2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course is designed for court reporting students, working reporters and captionists in order to further develop, modify, and refine their personal dictionary using one of several Computer Aided Transcription software systems.

CTRP 092 C Realtime Writing Concepts 2 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 54 laboratory. This course offers a programmed approach is used with guided instructions to introduce court reporting students to realtime writing. Students will use their completed electronic dictionary and the appropriate software with which their electronic dictionary is compatible. Students will use hands-on application to write various exercises covering a variety of concepts in realtime. $3.00 Materials Fee - Payable at Registration.

CTRP 093 C  Information Technology-CTRP 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture. This course is designed to introduce students to court reporting information technology, hardware technology, software applications, research links, auxiliary equipment, and CAT industry requirements. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 094 C  Expert Testimony-Professional Reporter 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture. This course is designed for students and reporters to further develop dictionary refinement and writing skills in realtime. Students must furnish a steno machine, a lap top computer, and other related court reporting supplies.

CTRP 095 C  Realtime Writing-Professional Reporter 2 Units

Term hours: 36 lecture. This course is an advanced realtime writing class designed for students and reporters who studied a non-compatible computer theory. The class focuses on realtime writing concepts and their application to dictionary development, conflict resolution, and non-translates. Students are required to furnish their own steno machine, lap top computer, and other related court reporting supplies.

CTRP 096 C  Court/Conference Reporting: Literary III 1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): CTRP 046 C with a grade of C or better or 160 wpm.

Term hours: 36 lecture and 54 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course is designed to prepare the student to record a variety of literary dictation material at speeds ranging from 180 to 220 wpm. Students will be introduced to a broad spectrum of vocabulary designed to prepare them for convention reporting, hearing reporting, steno interpreting, and closed captioning. Course may be taken four times for credit. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

CTRP 097 C Internship - Scoping/Editing 1.5 Units

Term hours: 18 lecture and 27 laboratory. This course offers practical work experience in scoping/editing in order to prepare court, deposition, and other legal documents. Internship will be scheduled with members of the court reporting community. Internships may be paid or unpaid. There will be 30 hours of internship required.

CTRP 098 C Court Reporting Seminar 0.5-12 Units

Prerequisite(s): May be required.

Corequisite(s): May be required.

Advisory: May be required.

Term hours: 0-216 lecture and 0-1296 laboratory depending on units attempted. This course will utilize a lecture and/or laboratory approach for students enrolled in the Court Reporting Program to increase their knowledge in applied areas. A variety of classes will be offered to increase the student's knowledge of the court reporting profession by updating content on recent changes and requirements and by preparing for new trends in court reporting. Pass/No Pass or Letter Grade option. Fees may be required-Payable at Registration.

CTRP 099 C  Court Reporting: Independent Study 0.5-2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Approved Independent Study Learning Contract

Term hours: The number of class hours or activities per week will be determined by the scope of the topic. The instructor will devise learning strategies to be followed by the student. This course is designed for students who wish to gain further experience, knowledge, or expertise in applied areas of court reporting. Students must obtain permission from the program coordinator to be enrolled in this class. This course may be used to fulfill hour requirements as mandated by the Court Reporter's Board. Prerequisite: Approved Independent Study Learning Contract. Pass/No Pass only.