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Office Administration

LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT SPECIALIZATION

Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program prepares the student for work in the legal field as a legal office assistant or to enter the Legal Assistant program. The student will learn the specialized office administration skills required to work in a legal office including legal terminology, processing legal documents, and transcription of dictation specific to the legal field. One semester of internship in a legal office is a culmination of this specialized training.

  Semester I Credit Hours
  POFI 2301 Word Processing: MS Word I 3
  MATH 1332 College Mathematics 3
  POFI 1204 Computer Fundamentals: MS Windows/Outlook 2
  POFT 1301 Business English 3
  POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
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  17
  Semester II
  POFT 2331 Administrative Systems: Office Management 3
  LGLA 1311 Introduction to Law 3
  POFT 1321 Business Math 3
  POFI 1449 Spreadsheets -- Excel 4
  POFI 2340 Advanced Word Processing: MS Word II 3
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  16
  Semester III
  ITSW 1310 Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software - PowerPoint 3
  LGLA 1313 Introduction to Paralegal Studies 3
  POFI 2350 Databases: Access 3
  POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
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  18
  Semester IV
    ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3
  POFT 2203 Speed and Accuracy Building 2
  LGLA 2307 Law Office Management OR 3-4
  POFT 1449 Administrative Office Procedures II
    BUSI 2301 Business Law I 3
  POFT 1313 Professional Workforce: Office Management II 3
  +#  POFT 2386 Internship -- Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General 3
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  17-18
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  TOTALS 68-69

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select from the appropriate section of the General Education Course List.