C-PrintTM Captioning

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in C-PrintTM Captioning

Credits required 25

Dean

Joanne Preston

Program contact

Sandra Lygren, Coordinator and Professor of Deaf Studies, ext. 2748

Program Goals Statement

This certificate prepares graduates to work with Deaf or hard-of-hearing students and students with other disabilities in mainstream classrooms and/or work environments. Students in this program learn to keyboard effectively, to use laptop computers in conjunction with C-Print™ software, to perform real-time captioning in classrooms or other settings, to edit and prepare notes, and to work within the Deaf culture and with disability services.

Program information

  • C-Print™ is a support service that combines the characteristics of both interpreters and note takers.
  • C-Print™ technology is a speech-to-text system used as a communication access service option to individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing around the country.

Recommendations

Students must possess an aptitude for phonetics and English grammar and type 40 words per minute or take OFC 102, OFC 104, OFC 113.

After BCC

Students can work in any public or private school setting. C-Print™ captionists are also employed to take notes during town meetings, public forums, workshops, business meetings, and with individuals with other disabilities.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

CIT 100Working with Laptops

1 credit

DST 110Deaf Culture

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

OFC 120Text Editing

3 credits

OFC 135C-Print Basics

3 credits

OFC 240C-Print Captioning Skill Development

3 credits

OFC 245C-Print Captioning Practicum

3 credits

OFC 294Office Administration Colloquium

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:22

Choose one of the following

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

OFC 135C-Print Basics

3 credits

DST 110Deaf Culture

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

Or

MAN 154Small Business Management

3 credits

And

OFC 120Text Editing

3 credits

OFC 240C-Print Captioning Skill Development

3 credits

OFC 245C-Print Captioning Practicum

3 credits

OFC 294Office Administration Colloquium

3 credits

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