Feb 07, 2023  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CORT 1010 Machine Shorthand Theory I and Lab

3 Credit Hour(s)
This course covers the introduction and mastery of basic stenotype concepts for all one-syllable words and simple two-syllable words written by sound, beginning number writing, all marks of punctuation, one- and two-letter brief forms, two- and three-letter phrases, reading from stenotype notes, and dictation at 40 words per minute. Students begin the development of recording and transcribing live dictation with the use of computer-aided transcription (real-time translation). Mastery of the beginning principles of the touch method are emphasized as well as an understanding of the court reporting profession.

Prerequisite(s): Student must obtain machine and other equipment (paper, cassette recorder and cassette tapes) to be prepared to work on first night of class.
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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