The Computer Editor (Scopist) Certificate prepares the student for employment in the field of court reporting working one-on-one with a Certified Shorthand Reporter to prepare and edit official transcripts for court, depositions, hearings, and other venues. Student must furnish their own machine and paper. To earn a certificate, the student must complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of C or better. At least 50 percent of all coursework must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 16.5 units.
5 to 10 a year.
The student will acquire the preparation skills and ability to perform scoping and editing services for working court reporters, hearing reporters, and deposition reporters.
The student will learn scoping and editing skills on Computer Assisted Transcription software using editing skills to produce transcripts to be used in court, hearings, depositions, and other settings.
(Y1 or S1)
|Ctrp 40||Beginning Machine Shorthand Theory||3||Y1|
|Ctrp 41||Court Reporting Theory Review||3||Y1|
|Ctrp 71||Legal Terminology and Rhetoric||3||Y1|
|Ctrp 73AC||Spelling for Modern Business||1||Y1|
|Ctrp 73BC||Punctuation for Court Reporting||1||Y1|
|Ctrp 73CC||Formatting, Style and Usage||1||Y1|
|Ctrp 97||Internship-Scoping and Editing||1.5||Y1|
|Ctrp 83 or 84||CAT Stenograph or CAT Eclipse||2||Y1|