CTRP
COURT REPORTING
CRTR-1202  Law & Legal Terminology
Instruction in civil and criminal judicial systems (discovery, trial and appellate processes), and the legal terms used in court reporting.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-1207  Machine Shorthand Speedbuilding 60-80
Continued development of realtime shorthand skills through readback, machine practice, and transcription. This course is designed to be repeated to meet program standards.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-1208  Realtime Reporting I
Development of computer and machine shorthand skills necessary for writing realtime for production of projects and assignments.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-1214  Reporting Technology I
Introduction to computer-aided transcription terminology and systems based on computer compatible theory. The course includes lectures, dictation, and practical applications of word processing, videotaping, and computer-aided transcription, including proofreading of rough drafts and production of the finished transcript.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 2 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 2 section(s)
CRTR-1257  Literary/Jury Charge Dictation I (100-120)
Skills necessary to develop speed and accuracy in writing and transcribing literary/jury charge dictation. The student's objective is to pass dictated tests at 100 and 120 wpm. This course is designed to be repeated to meet program standards.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-1259  Literary/Jury Charge Dictation II (140-160)
Continued skill development necessary for speed and accuracy in writing and transcribing literary/jury charge dictation.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-1302  Law and Legal Terminology
Instruction in civil law, criminal law, the judicial system (discovery trial and appellate process), methods of researching legal citations, and the legal terms used in the reporting profession.
CRTR-1304  Machine Shorthand I
Instruction in general principles of conflict-free machine shorthand theory and skill building through read back of dictation notes, machine practice, and transcription.
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-1306  Machine Shorthand II (60-80)
Continued development of conflict-free shorthand skills through read back of dictation notes, machine practice and transcription. The student's objective is to pass tests at 60 wpm, 80 wpm, and 100 wpm.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 2 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 2 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 2 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 2 section(s)
CRTR-1308  Real-Time Reporting I
Development of skills necessary for writing conflict-free theory and dictation practice using computer-aided technology and instructional interaction. Emphasis will be placed on writing techniques to ensure a conflict-free system of machine writing by drill and dictation of geographical matter, names in current events and history, number inputting, along with methods of preparing transcripts.
CRTR-1312  Reporting Communications I
Study of basic rules of English grammar and spelling, punctuation, capitalization and proofreading skills as they apply to the production of transcripts of the spoken word in the reporting field.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-1314  Reporting Technology I
Introduction to computer-aided transcription terminology and systems based on computer-compatible theory. The course includes lectures, dictation, and practical applications of word processing, videotaping, and computer-aided transcription, including proofreading of rough drafts and production of the finished transcript.
CRTR-1346  Captioning Reporting I
Introduction to real time/caption production procedures with transcription of materials produced in proper form. Topics include specialized vocabulary (legal, medical, media, education, etc.), utilizing real time/caption equipment, the psychology for writing real time, and the procedures for operation of real time/captioning software and hardware.
CRTR-1357  Literary/Jury Chg Dict 100-120
Skills necessary to develop an accuracy in writing and transcribing literary/jury charge dictation. This course is designed to be repeated to meet program standards.
CRTR-1359  Literary/Jury Dict II 140-160
Continued skill development necessary for speed and accuracy in writing and transcribing literary/jury charge dictation.
CRTR-1404  Machine Shorthand I - Theory
Instruction in general principles of conflict-free machine shorthand theory and skill building through readback of dictation notes, machine practice, and transcription.
CRTR-1406  Machine Shorthand II 60-100
Continued development of conflict-free shorthand skills through readback of dictation notes, machine practice and transcription. The student's objective is to pass tests at 60 wpm, 80 wpm, and 100 wpm.
CRTR-2206  Medical Reporting
Orientation to medical terms and anatomy as needed in the reporting profession. Topics include medical reporting transcription techniques and production of machine shorthand medical transcripts. Lectures, study guides, tests, and exercises designed to ensure the student's knowledge of the components in building a medical vocabulary and the application thereof.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2217  Technical Dictation
Skill development in writing and researching medical and technical material.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2231  Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) and Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) Prep
Preparation for taking the Texas CSR and the RPR examinations through the use of mock examinations.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2236  Accl Mach Short II 180-200-225
Continuation of skill development and mastery of high-speed dictation, including readback, machine practice, and transcript production. This course may be repeated multiple times until machine shorthand standards are met.
CRTR-2281  Co-Op Ct Reporter
Career-related activities encountered in thestudent's area of specialization offered throughan individualized agreement among the college,employer, and student. Under the supervision ofthe college and the employer, the studentcombines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. The student maybegin the cooperative upon completion of all 180wpm requirements, and the student will achieve aminimum of 40 actual writing hours with a courtreporter on job assignments. The student willproduce a saleable transcript of no less than 50pages (unpaid work). A journal will be kept bythe student recounting his/her experiences on thejob. The student will keep a record of actualmachine writing hours.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2301  Intermediate Machine Shorthand (120-140)
Continued development of conflict-free machine shorthand skills through read back of dictation notes, machine practice and transcription. The student's objective is to pass dictated tests at 120 and 140 wpm.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 2 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 2 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 2 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 2 section(s)
CRTR-2303  Advanced Machine Shorthand (160-180)
In-depth coverage of conflict-free shorthand theory and continued skill building through read back of dictation notes, machine practice, and transcription. The student's objective is to pass tests at 160 and 180 wpm.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 2 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 2 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 2 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 2 section(s)
CRTR-2306  Medical Reporting
Orientation to medical terms and anatomy as needed in the reporting profession. Topics include medical reporting transcription techniques and production of machine shorthand medical transcripts. Lectures, study guides, tests, and exercises designed to ensure the student's knowledge of the components in building a medical vocabulary and the application thereof.
CRTR-2311  Reporting Communications II
In-depth coverage of grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, vocabulary and proofreading skills necessary to produce reporting and/or spoken word documents. The student is given dictation for transcribing and is tutored in voice and speech patterns while reading notes aloud.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2312  Court Reporting Procedures
Instruction in the role of the court reporter in court proceedings and/or depositions.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2313  Reporting Technology II (Scopist)
Instruction in the operation, maintenance, and assembly of a computer-aided real-time transcription system, including the computer functions necessary for transcript production.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2331  CSR and RPR Prep
Preparation for taking the Texas CSR and the RPR examinations through the use of mock examinations.
CRTR-2333  Captioning Reporting II
In-depth presentation of realtime/caption production procedures with transcription of materials produced in proper form. Topics include the techniques utilized in reporting seminars, conferences and conventions and the broadcast environments. Emphasis is placed in off-line and on-line captioning. The course includes extensive supervised community interaction.
CRTR-2335  Accelerated Machine Shorthand (200-225)
Mastery of high-speed dictation including readback, machine practice, and transcription. The students objective is to pass dictated tests at 200 and 225 wpm.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2380  Cooperative Education - Scopist
An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course is designed for students pursuing the Court Reporting Scopist Certificate. The student will gain experience in scoping transcripts for reporters, general office procedures utilized in reporting firms, and the methods used in binding and preparing the final transcript for delivery.
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2381  Cooperative Education Court Reporter
An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institutional and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. The student may begin the cooperative upon completion of all 180 wpm requirements, and the student will achieve a minimum of 40 actual writing hours with a court reporter on job assignments. The student will produce a saleable transcript of no less than 50 pages (unpaid work). A journal will be kept by the student recounting his/her experiences on the job. The student will keep a record of actual machine writing hours.
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
CRTR-2401  Interm Mach Shorthand 120-140
Continued development of conflict-free machine shorthand skills through readback of dictation notes, machine practice and transcription. The student's objective is to pass dictated tests at 120 and 140 wpm.
CRTR-2403  Adv Mach Shorthand 160-180
In-depth coverage of conflict-free shorthand theory and continued skill building through readback of dictation notes, machine practice, and transcription. The student's objective is to pass tests at 160 and 180 wpm.
CRTR-2435  Accel Mach Shorthand 200-225
In-depth coverage of conflict-free shorthand theory and continued skill building through readback of dictation notes, machine practice, and transcription. The student's objective is to pass tests at 160 and 180 wpm.