Associate in Science Degree Court Reporting

PROGRAM CODE: 1S07819

The Associate in Science Degree Court Reporting prepares students for a career in court reporting. The curriculum is designed to develop a working knowledge of the field of deposition reporting and court reporting. The objective of the AS degree in Court Reporting is to provide a skill-based training program through traditional teaching methods with an emphasis on practical and hands-on application of subject matter. A 60-hour internship is required. To earn an Associate Degree students must complete:

  1. all major course requirements with a grade of C or better
  2. Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements
  3. the cultural diversity and reading requirements
  4. any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units, and
  5. have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center.

STUDENTS MUST FURNISH THEIR OWN MACHINE AND PAPER

Required Courses Are Listed in Suggested Sequence
CTRP 071 C Legal Terminology and Rhetoric3
CTRP 067 CBasic Vocabulary Development2
CTRP 068 C Advanced Vocabulary Development1.5
CTRP 051 C Court/Conference Reporting: Legal3
CTRP 052 C Court/Conference Reporting: Medical3
CTRP 053 C Court/Conference Reporting: Congressional3
CTRP 092 CRealtime Writing Concepts2
CTRP 055 C Court/Conference Reporting: Jury Charge3
CTRP 056 C Court/Conference Reporting: Jury Charge 23
CTRP 076 C Court and Deposition Procedures3
CTRP 081 CInternship - Court Reporting3
CTRP 050 CCSR/RPR Directed Practice0.5
CTRP 074 C CSR-RPR-CBC-CCP Exam Preparation1.5
Total Units31.5

Preparation for State Certificate Examination

The courses listed meet the requirements of the Court Reporter’s Board for an Associate Degree at Cypress College. This program was accredited by the CR Board on March 7, 1978. Academic courses completed in Adult Education or a private Court Reporting School are not transferable.

Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center.

STUDENTS MUST FURNISH THEIR OWN MACHINE AND PAPER

Required Courses Are Listed in Suggested Sequence

First Year
Fall TermUnitsSpring TermUnitsSummer TermUnits
CTRP 040 C3CTRP 042 C
CTRP 043 C
4CTRP 044 C
CTRP 045 C
4
CTRP 041 C3CTRP 051 C3 
CTRP 071 C3CTRP 073AC1 
MGT 055 C3CTRP 073BC1 
CTRP 067 C2HS 145 C3 
COUN 140 C1ENGL 106 C13 
 MGT 041 C, MGT 240 C, MGT 241 C, or MGT 141 C3 
 SOSC::Social Science Elective13 
 15 21 4
Second Year
Fall TermUnitsSpring TermUnitsSummer TermUnits
CTRP 057 C2CTRP 047 C2CTRP 048 C2
CTRP 046 C2CTRP 053 C3CTRP 060 C2
CTRP 052 C3CTRP 055 C
CTRP 056 C
6 
MGT 242 C4CTRP 072 C4 
CTRP 066 C2CTRP 068 C1.5 
Humanities Elective13MGT 143 C1 
Physical Education Elective11CTRP 058 C
CTRP 059 C
4 
CTRP 054 C3CTRP 085 C1 
CTRP 082 C, 083 C, or 084 C1  
 21 22.5 4
Third Year
Fall TermUnits  
POSC 100 C13  
CTRP 076 C1.5  
CTRP 081 C2  
BIOL 160 C or HS 147 C13  
CTRP 074 C1  
CTRP 092 C2  
Plus 12-13 units from the following graduation requirements:  
Written Communication3  
Cutural Diversity3  
Mathematics3-4  
Art3  
 24.5-25.5  
Total Units 112-113