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Note Reading and Scoping
* Certificate of Achievement
As an assistant to a court or deposition reporter, a scopist edits and proofreads legal transcripts. This Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide vocational skills to anyone interested in a career of assisting court reporters by note reading, transcribing, or computer scoping. Scopists may work at home, in a court reporter's office, or at a courthouse. All the work is completed using computer software that can easily be transferred via online services. This field provides flexibility and the training is short term.
A Certificate of Achievement in Note Reading and Scoping Technology can be earned by students who have completed all required courses with at least a grade of "C" or "Pass".
Before beginning any court reporting and captioning program, the student should have keyboarding skills of at least 45 words per minute. The computer Application Department offers keyboarding classes.
|Required Course List|
|Course Number||Course Name||Units|
|CTR 007A||Court Reporting theory 1||4|
|CTR 007B||Court Reporting Theory 2||4|
|OR CTR 6A 1||Court Reporting Theory 1 (8 week summer course)||2|
|OR CTR 6B 1||Court Reporting Theory 2 (8 week summer course)||2|
|ENGL 905||English Fundamentals (can be alternate for CTR 24A, B)||3|
|CTR 8A||80 WPM Speed Goal||6.5|
|or CTR 50X1||CTR Workshop (Night)||4|
|CTR 28A||Basic Computer-Aided Transcription||2.5|
|CTR 26||English Review and Office Practices for the Court Reporter||3|