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2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Legal Assistant, CTS


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The Legal Assistant program provides classroom and laboratory instruction and experience to students desiring a career as a legal assistant in the legal industry.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Certificate of Technical Studies in Legal Assistant will have demonstrated:

  1. ability to create and edit basic word processing documents involving proper grammatical and formatting skills;
  2. ability to create and edit advanced word processing documents and correspondence as they apply to the legal profession;
  3. ability to create and edit basic electronic spreadsheet documents utilizing basic algebra techniques and skills;
  4. ability to create and edit basic database documents;
  5. ability to create and edit basic presentation documents;
  6. entry level competency in the tasks and duties performed by a legal assistant; and
  7. knowledge of the ethics, professionalism, and confidentiality requirements of the legal assistant position.

Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Legal Assistant:

Second Semester: 9 Hours


Total Credit Hours: 21


Students must make a “C” or higher in prerequisite courses before enrolling in any given course.

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