The Associate’s degree in Legal Office Management is designed for individuals who are interested in a career in providing legal support. The program is a multidisciplinary study of business principles and processes, as well as, knowledge of various areas of the law. These areas include: criminal and real estate law, immigration and family law, torts and constitutional law and criminal procedures etc. Institutions employing paralegals include banks, insurance companies and legal offices.
Business Courses (25 credits)
Course: Credits: BUS100 Management I 3 BUS110 Business Law 3 BUS111 Wills; Trusts; Estates and Civil Litigation 3 BUS112 Criminal and Real Estate Law 3 BUS113 Immigration and Family Law 3 BUS114 Torts 3 BUS215 Contracts 3 BUS216 Professional Responsibility and Business Ethics 3 CIS160 Introduction to Windows 1
General Education Courses (17 credits)
Course: Credits: GEN101 Freshman Seminar 1 CIS101 Computer Literacy 3 ENG101 Public Speaking 3 ENG103 English Composition I 3 ENG203 English Composition II 3 LIB100 Information Literacy 1 MAT220 Discrete Mathematics 3
Distribution (21 credits)
Course: Credits: MATHEMATICS: MAT150 Statistics I 3 SCIENCE: Elective 3 SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: Elective 3 HUMANITIES: Literature Elective 3 HUMANITIES: Philosophy Elective 3 HUMANITIES: History Elective 3 HUMANITIES: Fine Arts Elective 3