Legal Office Professional: BASIC - International Business Law Specialty

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2258)

Prepares students to work in a legal office in the area of international business law. Emphasizes the research and preparation of legal documents and court forms. Reviews advanced legal terminology. Improves skills in legal word processing and English.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will work in an international business legal office setting interacting with supervisors, co-workers, international business and legal professionals, and the public in a variety of ways, including receiving, clarifying, and providing information and direction.
  • Student will solve problems posed within the legal office environment by assessing information, including such activities as identifying issues, identifying complaints, comparing prices, comparing office systems and software, etc., to determine the best solution/s.
  • 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, including immigration law software and legal references to produce clear, accurate, and organized documents utilizing word processing applications.

Gainful Employment

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Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

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Program Requirements
BUS 74KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY II1
BUS 177PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS3
BUS 200BMICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED2.5
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
LEGL 256INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR BUSINESS3
LEGL 270COMPUTER SKILLS FOR LEGAL PROFESSIONALS2.5
Select 2 units of the following:2
LEGAL COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE I
LEGAL COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II
LEGAL COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE III
LEGAL COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IV
Complete courses required for Legal Office Professional - Basic certificate16.5-17.5
Total Units33.5-34.5