CURRICULUM GUIDE

Legal Office Administration
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 1042  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

The Legal Office Administration Program prepares students to work as a legal
secretary in law offices, courts, public agencies, and in legal departments of
larger businesses and organizations. The Certificate of Achievement builds on the
basic course work provided in the Certificate of Completion and will enhance a
student's employment opportunities in this field. All course work will apply
toward completion of the Legal Office Administration Associate in Business

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Office Administration Program, Office Unit B, telephone number (517)

REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                                    TOTAL: 39 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3
CABS 103    Internet Basics for Non-Majors                                   2
CABS 119    Microsoft Word                                                   3
CABS 126    Excel                                                            3
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        3
LEGL 115    Legal Assistant Career/Ethics                                    3
LEGL 215    Busn Law I, Basic Principles                                     3
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 105    Employability Skills                                             1
OADM 108    Input Technologies/Business                                      2
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   3
OADM 206    Legal Vocabulary/Transcription                                   3
OADM 208    Legal Citations/Document Prep                                    3
OADM 240    Office Internship                                                2
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   39

1.    It is recommended that students entering this curriculum have keyboarding
      and Windows experience. This experience may come from life or work
      experience, CABS 100 seminars, CABS 101, CABS 104, CABS 106, or CABS 195.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III
CABS 103          BUSN 118          LEGL 215
CABS 119          CABS 126          OADM 105
OADM 102          CABS 133          OADM 240
OADM 108          LEGL 115          WRIT 127
OADM 203          OADM 208
OADM 206