CURRICULUM GUIDE

Legal Office Administration
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 1054  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

The Legal Office Administration Program prepares students to work as a secretary
in law offices, courts, public agencies, and in legal departments of larger
businesses and organizations. The Certificate of Completion provides basic course
work for this program and will prepare students for an entry-level position in
this field. All course work in this certificate will apply toward completion of
the Legal Office Administration Certificate of Achievement and Associate in
Business Degree which students are encouraged to complete for enhanced employment
opportunities in this field.
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: 15 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 103    Internet Basics for Non-Majors                                   2
CABS 119    Microsoft Word                                                   3
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 108    Input Technologies/Business                                      2
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   3
OADM 206    Legal Vocabulary/Transcription                                   3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   15

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.

CABS 103
CABS 119
OADM 102
OADM 108
OADM 203
OADM 206