Legal Office Assistant

Legal Office Assistant Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 63
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Legal Office Assistant program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequiste and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1 $168.50
ADM159 Proofreading and Editing 3 $505.50
BCA134 Word Processing 3 $505.50
BUS108 Business College Experience 1 $168.50
CRJ100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 $505.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $505.50
Math Electives 3
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 17
Semester 2
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4 $674.00
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4 $674.00
ADM108 Keyboarding Skill Development 1 $168.50
ADM148 Transcription 2 $337.00
ADM208 Legal Terminology 3 $505.50
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
ADM131 Office Calculators 1 $168.50
ADM200 Legal Document Processing 3 $505.50
BCA132 Electronic Communications 3 $505.50
BCA213 Intermediate Computer Business Applications 3 $505.50
BUS180 Business Ethics 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
ADM180 Administrative Management 3 $505.50
ADM203 Legal Office Concepts and Procedures 3 $505.50
BUS183 Business Law 3 $505.50
BUS291 Employment Portfolio and Career Development 2 $337.00
BUS903 Business Field Experience 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 14
Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
319-296-4021
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Student Success Specialist

Valerie Eagen
Bremer Hall 102
319-296-2329 ext.1061
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Program Advisor

Sharon Buss
Black Hawk Hall 204
319-296-2329 ext.1742
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Program Advisor

Beth Sindt
Black Hawk Hall 202
319-296-2329 ext.1109
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Dean

Cynthia Bottrell, Ph.D.
Grundy Hall 266
319-296-4470
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