LEGAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT

Legal Office Management Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree
Overview

Students in Sullivan’s Legal Office Management Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree program 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
CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours92
ACT 101Principles of Accounting I4
AOM 105Keyboarding Essentials4
AOM 110Keyboarding Skill Development4
AOM 120Word Processing I4
AOM 214Administrative Systems and Procedures4
AOM 220Word Processing II4
BUS 224Professional Development4
COM 214Public Speaking4
CSC 118Computer Applications I4
CSC 218Computer Applications II4
ENG 101Composition I4
ENG 102Composition II4
FYE 101Information Literacy4
LOM 120Law, Ethics and Legal Practice4
LOM 134Legal Terminology4
LOM 200Legal Office Transcription4
LOM 210Legal Office Procedures4
LOM 250Legal Office Practicum4
MGT 114Business Organization and Management4
MGT 274Basic Supervision4
MTH 101College Mathematics4
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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