A.A.S./Administrative Office Professional: Legal Option

 Business & Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year program leading to an A.A.S. in administrative office assistant, legal option, provides students with the specialized skills necessary for employment as legal administrative assistants. Students will be effective in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Use of appropriate legal terminology with written and oral accuracy
  • Use of transcription machines effectively to produce legal documents
  • Office bookkeeping and general accounting tasks
  • Effective use of database and spreadsheet software
  • Understanding of the legal system
TERM 1  
WR121 English Composition 4
CJ Electives 3
BT121 Document Processing I 3
BT131 Legal Office Procedures  3
or BT116 Professional Office Procedures (3) 
TERM 1 Total  13
TERM 2  
BT140 Business Document Editing  3
BT122 Document Processing II  3
CJ Electives  3
BT230 Legal Terminology I  3
BA104 Business Mathematics  4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) (5) 
 TERM 2 Total  16
TERM 3  
BT220 Calculating Machines  3
or BT206 Desktop Publishing  (3)
BT123 Document Processing III 3
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing  4
BA285 Human Relations in Business  3
BT232 Legal Terminology II  3
TERM 3 Total  16
TERM 4  
BA277 Business Ethics  3
BA111 Basic Accounting  4
BT124 Keyboarding for Speed &Accuracy  3
BT201M Word Processing/MS Word  3
CJ220 Criminal Law  3
or BA226 Business Law  (4) 
TERM 4 Total  16
TERM 5  
BA284 Pre-Employment Seminar  1
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel  3
BT202M Word Processing/MS Word  3
COM111 Fundamentals of Speech  4
BA280 CWE Business  3
HTM131 Customer Service Management I  3
TERM 5 Total 17
TERM 6  
BT231 Legal Transcription 3
BA206 Principles of Management 4
BA209Q Accounting Applications/QuickBooks 3
BA214 Business Communications 3
or WR227 Technical Report Writing (4)
TERM 6 Total 13
TOTAL CREDITS 91

 (Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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