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Legal Office Assistant Overview

Legal Office Assistant

Certificate

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 communications, microcomputer and software skills, keyboarding, information processing, and legal office terminology. The certificate can be applied to the administrative assistant AAS degree program.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

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Required Classes*
Course
Class
Credits
BUS 103
Business Computer Applications
3-OR-
BUS 106
Basic Excel
1-AND-
BUS 108
Basic Access
1-AND-
BUS 109
Basic Word
1
BUS 111
Keyboarding I/Document Process
2
BUS 121
Keyboarding II/Document Process
2
BUS 136
Records Management
3
BUS 145
Legal Terminology
1
BUS 160
Business Writing Skills
3
BUS 201
Business Law
3
BUS 202
Keybrd III/Doc Format/Skillbld
3
BUS 242
Word Processing Applications
4
BUS 244
Automated Office Procedures
3
BUS 260
Editing Business Documents
3
BUS 278
Business Internship
2
Minimum Total Credits: 32

*It is essential to see a counselor regarding your program of study to verify course requirements and sequencing. To make an appointment, call 269.488.4100 (TTC) or 269.373.7800 (ACC) or 269.548.3205 (BHLC)