Court Reporting/Verbatim Technology AAS Degree (COR.AAS)

Placement into college-level English on the Placement test is a requirement for COR 100. Students must have a typing speed of 45 wpm. Students must successfully pass COR 100 and OAT 170 before applying for Admission into the Court Reporting Program. To apply, submit a copy of college transcripts, a one-page personal statement of goals and commitment, and a letter of reference from a Certified Shorthand Reporter with business card attached to the Program Coordinator.

Students must be admitted into the Court Reporting Program before registering for any other COR classes. A combination of two-voice, jury, theory and/or literary must be taken. General Education classes must be taken along with machine classes or credit given via transcript. A successful court reporter is a well-rounded individual, thus completion of a variety of academic classes is essential. Summer classes are mandatory.

The Machine Shorthand graduation requirements, which are satisfied within the courses below, are as follows:
Completing at least 40 verified hours of internship.

Passing the following five-minute speed tests: three 225 wpm testimony with 95 percent accuracy; three 200 wpm jury charge tests with 95 percent accuracy; three 180 literary tests with 95 percent accuracy.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Program Prerequisites Credits
Admission in the program.
COR 100 Introduction to Machine Theory 6
OAT 170 Business English 3
Cluster 1 Credits
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
COR 103 Introduction to Two-Voice Dictation 80 1.5
COR 104 Transcription & Punctuation 2
COR 106 Theory Reinforcement & Speed 1.5
COR 109 Introduction to Jury Charge Dictation 90 1.5
COR 113 Two-Voice Dictation 100 1.5
COR 115 Jury Charge Dictation 100 1.5
Summer Term Credits
SPE 108 Speech 3
COR 117 Two-Voice Dictation 115 1.5
COR 119 Jury Charge Dictation 130 1.5
Cluster 2 Credits
COR 121 Two-Voice Dictation 130 1.5
COR 123 Jury Charge 145 1.5
COR 108 Computer-Aided Transcription 3
GROUP IV

GROUP V

Mathematics Elective
OR
Physical and Life Science Elective
3
COR 171 Legal Terminology 3
COR 127 Two-Voice Dictation 145 1.5
COR 131 Jury Charge 160 1.5
COR 133 Literary 120 1.5
Cluster 3 Credits
COR 137 Two-Voice Dictation 160 1.5
COR 139 Jury Charge 175 1.5
COR 141 Literary 135 1.5
HIT 103 Medical Terminology 3
GROUP III Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
COR 201 Two-Voice Dictation 175 w/ Medical 140 1.5
COR 203 Jury Charge 190 1.5
COR 205 Literary 150 1.5
COR 206 Court Practicum 1
COR 208 CSR Prep 1
Cluster 4 Credits
COR 207 Two-Voice Dictation 190 w/ Medical 155 1.5
COR 209 Jury Charge 200 1.5
COR 213 Literary 165 1.5
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
COR 215 Two-Voice Dictation 210 w/ Medical 170 1.5
COR 217 Literary 180 1.5
COR 219 Two-Voice Dictation 225 1.5
COR 221 Jury Charge Elective (1.5)
Minimum for Degree: 72