Legal Transcription Syllabus

TIME FOR COMPLETION:  300 hours (160 instruction, 140 laboratory/practicum)

ENGLISH GRAMMAR
(30 hours – 20 instruction, 10 laboratory/practicum)

  • Parts of speech, sentences, subjects, predicates, objects, modifiers
  • Nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions
  • Forms of punctuation, italics, effective writing
  • Multiple practice exercises to reinforce the rules of the English language are included

BUSINESS LAW
(30 hours – 20 instruction, 10 laboratory/practicum)

  • Provides exposure to the types of legal problems that occur in society, in general, and in the business world, in particular
  • Various areas of law will be reviewed including Contracts, Sales, Agency, and Government Regulation of labor and business
  • Ethical considerations regarding the application of the principles studied will also be examined
  • By the end of the course the student should be able to recognize legal problems (“spot the issues”) when they arise, determine available actions, and make an appropriate management decision

LEGAL TRANSCRIPTION I
(80 hrs – 80 instruction, 0 laboratory/practicum)

  • Office Operations
  • Professional Image
  • E-mail netiquette
  • Legal Ethics
  • Law Theory
  • Legal Billing
  • Writing
  • Research/Citations
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Extensive Internet Resource Directory.

LEGAL TRANSCRIPTION II
(130 hrs – 20 instruction, 110 laboratory/practicum)

  • English Grammar
  • Rules For Report Filing
  • Correct Transcription Techniques
  • LT Practicum – Answer Keys Included

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