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CORT 1025 Introduction to Speedbuilding

3 Credit Hour(s)
This course is an initial course for machine shorthand students in building speed in the taking of dictation at speeds of 40-60 wpm through live, online or electronic media. Dictation will consist of two-voice testimony, literary and current events. This course will focus on vocabulary usage and development, theory reinforcement and an introduction to briefs and phrases found in legal and literary dictation. The student will also receive instruction on using a computer-aided (real-time) translation system for transcription. Students will be able to take dictation at 60 wpm, transcribe with 95 percent accuracy, by the end of term.

Prerequisite(s): CORT 1010  
Corequisite(s): CORT 1020  
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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