Information Reporting Technlgy (IRT)

Course Descriptions

IRT 173. Information Reporting V. 3 Credit Hours.

This course continues to cover speedbuilding on literary, testimony, medical testimony, and jury charge material with emphasis on accurate transcription. The student will build speed to 180 wpm on testimony, 160 wpm on medical testimony, 160 wpm on jury charge, and 120 wpm on literary. (Credit is only allowed for either IRT 173 or IRT 127.)
Prerequisites: IRT 172 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency

IRT 174. Information Reporting VI. 3 Credit Hours.

This course continues to cover speedbuilding on literary, testimony, medical testimony, and jury charge material with emphasis on accurate transcription. The student will build speed to 225 wpm on testimony, 200 wpm on medical testimony, 200 wpm on jury charge and 180 wpm on literary. (Credit is only allowed for either IRT 174 or IRT 128.)
Prerequisites: IRT 173 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency

IRT 253. Workplace Learning: Judicial Reporting. 1 Credit Hour.

This experiential course provides the student the opportunity to apply theory and skills learned in the classroom, learn new skills, and explore career possibilities while supervised by a professional in the field and a faculty member. Students will observe and participate in the function of the Judicial reporter to enhance the preparation for entering the field. The student shall complete 50 verified hours of actual writing time during the internship. (Credit is only allowed for either IRT 253 or IRT 166.)
Prerequisites: IRT 174 with a minimum grade of "C" or one test at 200 wpm testimony and Reading Proficiency