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2013-2014 College Catalog 
2013-2014 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Administration – Legal Secretary, A.A.S.

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Office Administration - Legal Secretary

A legal secretary prepares legal papers and correspondence of a legal nature, such as wills, summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas using electronic devices such as microcomputer, tablets, etc. Legal secretaries often provide lawyers with direct assistance, such as helping with research for cases, gathering necessary documents for trials, and submitting paperwork to courthouses.  Other duties may include scheduling client appointments, answering calls, taking notes during legal meetings and maintaining the firm’s legal research references.

Area I - Written Composition: 3 Semester Hours

Area II- Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 Semester Hours

Fine Arts or Humanities Electives: 3 Semester Hours

Choose from:

  • Art and Art History
  • Dance
  • Foreign Languages
  • Humanities
  • American and English Literature
  • Music and Music History
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies 
  • Theater

Area III - Natural Science, CIS, or Mathematics: 9-10 Semester Hours

Area IV - History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Semester Hours

Area V - Technical Concentration and Electives: 40 Semester Hours

43 hours if one of the listed OAD classes is taken as CIS for Area III

Electives: 3 Semester Hours

 Students must select a minimum of 3 credit hours from RLS, BUS, PRL, OAD, or CIS courses.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 65

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