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Realtime Reporting

The Associate's Degree in Realtime Reporting program prepares students for careers in the judicial field as either official or freelance reporters.  Students can pursue the Realtime degree with either steno or voice-writing technology.  The steno program is certified by the National Court Reporters Association.
 

Graduates of the Realtime Reporting Degree Program will:

  • Have the ability to apply skills and knowledge learned for entry-level employment.
  • Demonstrate proficient skills in the use of realtime technology.
  • Implement professional skills in preparing accurate instantaneous text translations.
  • Display the ethical behavior required in the realtime reporting profession.
  • Have a general education background necessary for competency in entry-level employment.

Core Courses (100 Credit Hours)
RR 181: Realtime Voice Theory I - 8 credits
RR 182: Realtime Voice Theory II - 8 credits
                           OR
RR 184: Realtime Theory I - 8 credits
RR 185: Realtime Theory II - 8 credits
AT 248: Internet Research - 4 credits
CS 101: Introduction to Computers - 4 credits
LA 131: Business Law - 4 credits
ME 181: Medical Terminology I - 4 credits
ME 182: Medical Terminology II - 4 credits
ME 184: Anatomy I - 4 credits
RR 101: Realtime Multi-Voice Dictation - 4 credits
RR 103: Realtime Solid Dictation - 4 credits
RR 201: Realtime Multi-Voice Dictation - 4 credits
RR 203: Realtime Solid Dictation - 4 credits
RR 295: Realtime Reporting Punctuation - 4 credits
RR 296: Reporter Procedures I - 4 credits
RR 297: Reporter Procedures II - 4 credits
RR 299: Computer-Aided Transcription - 4 credits
RR 300: Realtime Reporting Internship - 0 credits
RR 301: Realtime Multi-Voice Dictation - 4 credits
RR 303: Realtime Solid Dictation - 4 credits
RR 401: Realtime Multi-Voice Dictation - 4 credits
RR 403: Realtime Solid Dictation - 4 credits
RR 501: Realtime Multi-Voice Dictation - 4 credits
RR 503: Realtime Solid Dictation - 4 credits
RR 601: Realtime Multi-Voice Dictation - 4 credits
RR 603: Realtime Solid Dictation - 4 credits
RR 701: Realtime Multi-Voice Dictation - 4 credits

RR 703: Realtime Solid Dictation - 4 credits
WP 254: Word Processing I - 4 credits
WP 255: Word Processing II - 4 credits

General Education (24 Credit Hours)
CM 101: Ethics & Professionalism - 4 credits
EN 161: English Composition I - 4 credits
EN 162: English Composition II - 4 credits
GE 217: Current Events - 4 credits
2 Additional GE Elective Courses - 8 credits

Associate's Degree Requirements
Total Quarter Hours:   148
All speed level classes are not required if graduation competencies are met.

Students must complete 3 five-minute writings with 95% accuracy for each type of dictation at the following speeds:
Multi-Voice Speed:  225wpm
Jury Charge Speed:  200wpm
Literary Speed:  180wpm

Length of time:  Average 24-35 months

A supervised internship of at least 40 hours of verified hours of actual writing time must be completed prior to graduation.

 


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