Legal Transcription Certificate


The Legal Transcription Certificate prepares the student for employment in law offices, council meetings, police departments, and hearings recording and/or transcribing taped proceedings. To earn a certificate, the student must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50 percent of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (19.5-24.5 units):
CTRP 071 C Legal Terminology and Rhetoric3
MGT 240 CLegal Environment of Business3
MGT 143 CIntroduction to Legal Research1
MGT 055 CBusiness English3
CTRP 072 CLegal Procedures4
CTRP 073DCProofreading1
CTRP 067 CBasic Vocabulary Development2
CTRP 068 C Advanced Vocabulary Development1.5
CTRP 055 C Court/Conference Reporting: Jury Charge0.5-3
CTRP 056 C Court/Conference Reporting: Jury Charge 20.5-3
Total Units19.5-24.5