2018-2019 Catalog [Archived]

Legal Office Assistant, CERT

This certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment in the offices of attorneys, judges, prosecuting attorneys, and legal organizations such as the Friend of the Court and Legal Aid. The core of the program consists of training in office skills and communication, microcomputer and software skills, keyboarding, information processing, and legal office terminology. The certificate can be applied to the administrative assistant AAS degree program.

Certificate

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 103Business Computer Applications

3

or

BUS 106Basic Excel

1

and

BUS 108Basic Access

1

and

BUS 109Basic Word

1

BUS 111Keyboarding I/Document Process

2

BUS 121Keyboarding II/Document Proces

2

BUS 136Records Management

3

BUS 145Legal Terminology

1

BUS 160Business Writing Skills

3

BUS 201Business Law

3

BUS 202Keybrd III/Doc Format/Skillbld

3

BUS 242Word Processing Applications

4

BUS 244Automated Office Procedures

3

BUS 260Editing Business Documents

3

BUS 278Business Internship

1 to 9

Total Credit Hours: 32

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