LEGAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN AS LITTLE AS 18 MONTHS
Overview

Students in Sullivan’s Associate of Science in Legal Office Management acquire the skills needed to work in a demanding office environment. Students will learn to properly prepare important legal documents such as contracts, Last Will & Testaments, Powers of Attorney, subpoenas, etc. Emphasis is also placed on the importance of confidentiality within the legal office. Students are also prepared to support legal professionals within the legal office. Legal transcription is emphasized within this degree.

Objectives

The Legal Office Management Associate Degree focuses on teaching:

  • Keyboarding
  • Computer applications including spreadsheet, database, word-processing and presentation software
  • Advanced word processing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Written and Oral communication skills
  • Transcription (legal, medical or administrative, depending on program)
  • Organization and time management
  • Research
  • Records Management
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Management
  • Local legal practices
  • Legal terminology
  • Legal writing
  • Legal form preparation
  • Legal transcription
Highlights

Sullivan University Office Technology program prepares you to work in today’s fast-paced offices. The coursework is intensive and demands you understand how to use computer applications. Critical thinking is encouraged throughout the degree program. Business basics, including basic accounting and management, are instilled. Sullivan University’s Office Technology program also requires you finish a practicum in which you utilize and demonstrate the skills you gain within the classroom.

Courses
Course Titles Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours 92
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
AOM 105 Keyboarding Essentials 4
AOM 110 Keyboarding Skill Development 4
AOM 120 Word Processing I 4
AOM 214 Administrative Systems and Procedures 4
AOM 220 Word Processing II 4
BUS 224 Professional Development 4
COM 214 Public Speaking 4
CSC 118 Computer Applications I 4
CSC 218 Computer Applications II 4
ENG 101 Composition I 4
ENG 102 Composition II 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
LOM 120 Law, Ethics and Legal Practice 4
LOM 134 Legal Terminology 4
LOM 200 Legal Office Transcription 4
LOM 210 Legal Office Procedures 4
LOM 250 Legal Office Practicum 4
MGT 114 Business Organization and Management 4
MGT 274 Basic Supervision 4
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4
General Studies Electives ( 8 Additional Credit Hours) 8

Students must choose two additional General Education classes, including one from the Social/Behavioral Sciences category and one from the Humanities/Fine Arts category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.

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