Braille Transcribing Program

Program #33138

The Braille Transcribing Program is comprised of three classes that prepare students for the Library of Congress Braille Transcriber Certification which is required to be employed as a braille transcriber in public schools. The three sequenced courses are designed to provide the necessary skills to read and produce braille for all levels of educational institutions as well as other community needs.

Core Courses
ENCO 535 Braille Transcribing: Basic Rules30
ENCO 537 Braille Transcribing: Reading and Writing Contractions30
ENCO 539 Braille Transcribing: Advanced Symbols and Formatting Manuscripts30
Total Hours90
First Year
Fall TermHoursWinter TermHoursSpring TermHours
ENCO 53530ENCO 53730ENCO 53930
 30 30 30
Total Hours 90

ENCO 535 30 Hours Braille Transcribing: Basic Rules

This class is designed for sighted and visually impaired persons to learn the basic skills of transcribing print into braille. (Apportionment)

ENCO 537 30 Hours Braille Transcribing: Reading and Writing Contractions

This class is geared for sighted and visually impaired persons to learn the art of transcribing print into braille at the intermediate level. (Apportionment)

ENCO 539 30 Hours Braille Transcribing: Advanced Symbols and Formatting Manuscripts

This class is geared for sighted and visually impaired persons to learn the art of transcribing print into braille at the advanced level. (Apportionment)