Administrative Assistant with Legal Emphasis, AAS

This degree program prepares students for administrative duties in the law office and other legal settings. The program combines training in current office and technical skills with specialized course work unique to the legal profession, including exposure to legal practices, preparation, and practical application of documents and terminology used in the legal office.

(Major Code 2780; State CIP Code 22.0301)

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Prerequisite for Required Courses

Note: Prior to the beginning of the program, the student must take the following prerequisite, or have taken the equivalent transfer course, or have passed the waiver test, or have obtained a waiver from the program administrator.

BOT 105Keyboarding and Formatting I3

First Semester

BOT 103Business English3
BOT 106Intro to Business Computer Applications*3
BOT 115Electronic Calculators1
BOT 130Office Systems Concepts3
LAW 121Introduction to Law3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
Total Hours16

Second Semester

BOT 155Word Processing Application I*2
BOT 110Skillbuilding I*1
BOT 150Records Management*3
MATH 120Business Mathematics*3
BUS 150Business Communications*3
ACCT 111Small Business Accounting3
or ACCT 121 Accounting I
BOT 180Business Spreadsheet Applications*1
Total Hours16

Third Semester

BOT Electives (see below)3
LAW 201Advanced Legal Technology*3
BOT 160Legal Transcription*3
BUS 225Human Relations3
BOT 255Word Processing Applications II*2
BOT 125Document Formatting*1
Total Hours15

Fourth Semester

Electives3
ECON 132Survey of Economics3
or ECON 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
BOT 265Computerized Office Applications*3
BOT 275Office Internship I*1
BUS 140Principles of Supervision3
or BUS 141 Principles of Management
Humanities Electives ^3
Total Hours16
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BOT Electives

BOT 118Skillbuilding II*1
BOT 180Business Spreadsheet Applications*1
BOT 185Business Database Applications*1
BOT 205Professional Image Development1
BOT 280Office Internship II*1

Total Program Hours: 63