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Court reporters are highly trained professionals possessing the skills to convert the spoken word into information that can be read, searched and archived.
In this career major, students are introduced to the rules of business English, law and legal terminology and courtroom procedures. In addition, speed and accuracy are developed through a series of speed building courses, and students must reach minimum requirements to progress to the next level. Students are also introduced to the basic concepts and applications of computer-aided transcription. Students obtain the skills required to become a certified court reporter.