Legal Office Assistant

Legal Office Assistant Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The Legal Office Assistant program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

Semester 1
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
ADM159 Proofreading and Editing 3
BCA134 Word Processing 3
CRJ100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
Math Elective 3
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4
ADM108 Keyboarding Skill Development 1
ADM148 Transcription 2
ADM208 Legal Terminology 3
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets 3
ENG105 Composition I 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
ADM131 Office Calculators 1
ADM200 Legal Document Processing 3
BCA132 Electronic Communications 3
BCA213 Intermediate Computer Business Applications 3
BUS180 Business Ethics 3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
ADM180 Administrative Management 3
ADM203 Legal Office Concepts and Procedures 3
ADM222 Career Capstone 3
BUS183 Business Law 3
BUS903 Business Field Experience 3

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Total Credits 15
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3
MAT122 College Algebra 5
MAT128 Precalculus 4
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT156 Statistics 3
MAT210 Calculus I 4
MAT216 Calculus II 4
MAT219 Calculus III 4

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 177
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Program Advisor (A-L)

Sharon Buss
Black Hawk Hall 251
319-296-2329 ext.1742
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Program Advisor (M-Z)

Beth Sindt
Black Hawk Hall 250
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
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