Legal Office Professional: Basic

Certificate of Proficiency
Career/Technical (Major Code: C2355)

Prepares students to work in a legal office. Emphasizes structure of the court system, legal terminology, and the preparation of legal documents in the areas of civil litigation, family law, wills and probate, and criminal law. Develops word processing and English language skills.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will work in a legal office setting interacting with supervisors, co-workers, and the public in a variety of ways, including receiving, clarifying, and providing information and direction.
  • Student will interact properly and ethically in a legal environment with people of diverse backgrounds at work and in the community providing quality customer service.
  • Student will utilize print material and computer/Internet documents such as reports, tables, statistics, and reference materials to produce clear, accurate, and organized documents utilizing word processing applications.
Program Requirements
BUS 96CUSTOMER SERVICE AND COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES1
BUS 182KEYBOARDING FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS2
BUS 200AMICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING2.5
BUS 206FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT2.5
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
CIS 92MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE3-4
or CIS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
LEGL 223LEGAL OFFICE PROCEDURES2.5
Total Units16.5-17.5