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The Legal Office Assistant certificate will prepare the student for an entry-level position as pdf a legal office assistant. Students will acquire skills in proofreading, document formatting, legal office procedures, legal terminology, legal transcription, business English, and basic accounting. Students will gain additional skills in records management, advanced computer applications, written and oral communication, and word processing. Professionalism, ethics, and flexibility are also stressed in the program, as employers are looking for employees who exhibit these characteristics.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGY:
LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT
(Vocational Certificate)
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
3
4
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
OFT1630 Business English
3
     
OFT1614 Advanced Document Formatting
3
     
OFT1665 Legal Terminology
3
     
OFT1668 Legal Transcription
3
     
OFT1666 Legal Office Procedures
3
     
ACC1111 Fundamentals of Accounting  
3
   
CAP1517 Advanced Computer Applications  
3
   
OFT1675 Records Management  
3
   
CAP1722 Word Processing  
3
   
PHO6460 Ethics  
3
   
OFT1640 Business Communications  
3
   
TOTAL HOURS 33
15
18
   
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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