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Do you enjoy watching courtroom dramas? Are you a speedy typist? If so, then Court Reporter Training could be for you. Alvin Community College in Alvin, TX, 25 miles from Houston, offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Court Reporting.

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Alvin Community College in Alvin, TX

ACC was established in 1948 by the voters of the Alvin Independent School District. Today, it continues with its goal of community education while updating goals as time and technology requires. The college's goals are to provide appropriate courses for those planning to attend a 4-year university, to provide associate degree programs that prepare students to enter the workforce and to help students master skills needed for academic and career achievement, according to www.alvincollege.edu. Since 1975, Alvin College has been recognized in the Court Reporting field for having highly trained alumni.

  • Associate of Applied Science in Court Reporting: This degree program prepares students for entry-level jobs as Court Reporters and for related positions such as scoping and captioning. The degree courses are designed to meet the increasing need for qualified Court Reporters, according to www.alvincollege.edu. The ultimate objective of the Court Reporter program is for students to attain various machine shorthand speeds. These are 225 words per minute on testimony, 200 words per minute on a jury charge and 180 words per minute on library material. According to www.collegeboard.com, it helps to be a speedy typist with good grammar skills. Courses required for a degree in Court Reporting include the following:
    • Machine Shorthand
    • Law and Legal Terminology
    • Reporting Communications
    • Medical Reporting
    • Intermediate Machine Shorthand
    • Realtime Reporting
    • Simulated Courtroom Procedures
    • Reporting and Office Procedures
    • Accelerated Machine Shorthand

Alvin Community College Quick Facts

Alvin Community College is a public, 2-year school with a total student enrollment of 4,169. There is no on-campus housing.

Contact Information

  • Address: 3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX, 77511
  • Phone number: (281) 756-3500
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