SH130/SB201- Students develop their realtime translation skill and speed development in literary, medical, jury charge and legal opinion, and court reporting testimony. Students will be in a variety of speedbuilding classes a minimum of 8 hours a week and will be required to devote a minimum of 18 hours per week on skill and speed development. They will receive weekly transcription assignments. Grades for this course will be on shorthand skill, weekly transcription, and punctuation grades on dictation evaluations. 

SH200/SB201 - Students will continue to develop their realtime translation computerized technology skills and speed development during the fourth semester of their training. They will be in a minimum of eight hours of live dictation in literary, medical, jury charge and legal opinion, and court reporting testimony. Students will be in a variety of speedbuilding classes a minimum of 8 hours every week and will be required to devote a minimum of 18 hours per week on skill and speed development. They will receive weekly transcription assignments. Grades for this course will be based on shorthand skill, weekly transcriptions, and punctuation grades on dictation evaluations.

Students will complete all skill-development voice-writing requirements using realtime translation technology.  They will have a minimum of eight hours of live dictation weekly on literary, medical, jury charge and legal opinion, and two-voice testimony speedbuilding classes and will be required to devote a minimum of 18 hours.  Students will turn in at least two transcriptions per week on skill and speed development. They will receive weekly transcription assignments.  Grades for this course will be based on voice-writing skill, weekly transcription, and punctuation grades on dictation evaluations.  To fulfill the court reporting graduation requirements for SH240, students must complete the following:  pass three tests at each of the exit speeds at 180 literary, 200 jury charge/legal opinion, and 225 two-voice testimony ; take a simulated CRR test at a speed of 180 to 200 wpm literary; prepare a salable ten-page transcript utilizing CAT software in two hours with 95 percent accuracy involving multiple speakers; and transcribe a simulated CSR/RPR skills test at 180 literary, 200 jury charge, and 225 two-voice testimony with no more than 3.75 hours transcription time (75 minutes per test).  

Students will begin high-speed dictation classes. They will have eight hours of dictation every week in literary, medical, jury charge and legal opinion, and court reporting testimony. Students will be in a variety of speedbuilding classes a minimum of 8 hours a week and will be required to devote a minimum of 18 hours per week on skill and speed development using realtime translation technology. They will receive weekly transcription assignments. Grades for this course will be based on shorthand skill, weekly transcriptions, and punctuation grades on dictation evaluations. 

SH230/SB202: Students will continue with high-speed dictation classes using realtime translation technology. They will have eight hours of dictation every week in literary, medical, jury charge and legal opinion, and court reporting testimony. Students will be in a variety of speedbuilding classes a minimum of 8 hours a week and will be required to devote a minimum of 18 hours per week on skill and speed development. Students will take simulated Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) tests, and they will transcribe ten pages of transcript in two hours with 95 percent accuracy involving multiple speakers. Grades for this course will be based on shorthand skill, weekly transcriptions, and punctuation grades on dictation. Prerequisite: SH220/SB201.

SH240/SH203: Students will complete all skill-development shorthand requirements using realtime translation technology. They will have a minimum of eight hours of live dictation weekly on literary, medical, jury charge and legal opinion, and two-voice testimony speedbuilding classes a minimum of 8 hours a week and will be required to devote a minimum of 18 hours. Students will turn in at least two transcriptions per week on skill and speed development. They will receive weekly transcription assignments. Grades for this course will be based on shorthand skill, weekly transcription, and punctuation grades on dictation evaluations. To fulfill the court reporting graduation requirements for SH240, students must complete the following: pass three tests at each of the exit speeds at 180 literary, 200 jury charge/legal opinion, and 225 two-voice testimony ; take a simulated CRR test at a speed of 180 to 200 wpm literary; prepare a salable ten-page transcript utilizing CAT software in two hours with 95 percent accuracy involving multiple speakers; and transcribe a simulated CSR/RPR skills test at 180 literary, 200 jury charge, and 225 two-voice testimony with no more than 3.75 hours transcription time (75 minutes per test). PREREQUISITE: SH230/SB202.