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    Apr 19, 2018  
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Legal Office Administration A.A.S. (A2537A)


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This curriculum prepares you for entry-level positions in legal or government-related offices and provides professional development for the currently employed.

Graduates should qualify for employment in corporate legal departments; private practices, including real estate and estate planning; and city, state, and federal government offices. With appropriate work experience, you may apply for certification as a Professional Legal Secretary (PLS).

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate effective use of computer software applications to perform office functions related to legal office administration.
  2. Demonstrate proper use of terminology and effective communication techniques related to legal office administration.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to manage working relationships with internal and external customers.
  4. Identify professional, ethical, and social issues related to legal office administration.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to define a problem, identify possible solutions, and develop and implement solutions to issues arising in a business setting.

Gaston College Business and Information Technology Associate Degree Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

FIRST YEAR


Total Credit Hours: 14


Total Credit Hours: 16


Total Credit Hours: 12


SECOND YEAR


Total Program Hours: 75


Note(s)


Course credits (OST and CIS) earned over five years ago will not apply toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Legal Office Administration.

Credits toward the AAS may be given to persons who have earned the Certified Professional Secretary designation. For futher information, persons holding this certification should contact the Chairperson of Office Administration.

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