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The Legal Office Assistant Associate of Applied Science degree will prepare the student topdf enter the workforce as a well-qualified legal office assistant with proficiencies in legal office procedures, legal terminology, and legal transcription. Keyboarding, written and oral communications, and word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software skills will also be developed. Students will acquire skills in proofreading, document formatting, computations, and administrative support. Professionalism and flexibility are also stressed in the program, as employers are looking for employees who exhibit these characteristics. This is not considered a Paralegal program.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGY:
LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT
(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
3
4
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Basic Skills (15 hours)
COM2725 Interpersonal Communications    
3
 
PHO6447 Introduction to Philosophy    
3
 
ECO6113 Principles of Macroeconomics      
3
ECO6114 Principles of Microeconomics    
3
 
ENG2212 Composition II      
3
Computer Literacy (3 hours)
CAP1516 Computer Applications or Computer Literacy*
3
     
GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS 18
3
0
9
6
CORE REQUIREMENTS
ENG2211 Composition I    
3
 
BUS1330 Business Math    
3
 
BUS1315 Personal Finance      
3
OFT1630 Business English
3
     
OFT1614 Advanced Document Formatting
3
     
TOTAL CORE REQUIREMENTS 15
6
0
6
3
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
OFT1665 Legal Terminology
3
     
OFT1668 Legal Transcription
3
     
ACC1111 or
ACC1150 
Fundamentals of Accounting or
Principles of Accounting I
 
3
   
OFT1666 Legal Office Procedures
3
     
CAP1517 Advanced Computer Applications  
3
   
OFT1675 Records Management  
3
   
CAP1722 Word Processing  
3
   
PHO6460 Ethics  
3
   
OFT1640 Business Communications  
3
   
OFT1651 Field Work Experience      
3

NCT0200

WorkKeys Assessment – Graduation Requirement

     
0
TECHNICAL HOURS 30
9
18
0
3
TOTAL HOURS 63
18
18
15
12

*See List of Electives that fulfill General Education Requirements
Depending on the individual student’s skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill courses (Keyboarding, Basic Document Formatting, and/or Computer Applications) prior to enrolling in the program.

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