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2012-2013
Legal Office Assistant
Certificate
Curriculum code 1316

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Required Courses
(40 credit hours)

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Schedule
First Semester

13 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-136 3 Business Law   
IMS-115 3 Introduction to PC Applications   
OSA-102 3 Document Formatting   
OSA-103 3 Office Language Skills   
OSA-104 1 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy

May need to be repeated. Minimum skill level recommended for employment: 50 wpm.

Total: 13

Second Semester
12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-116 1 Outlook   
OSA-122 3 Electronic Spreadsheets   
OSA-145 3 PC Word Processing   
OSA-243 2 Business Writing   
OSA-252 3 Legal Terminology and Procedures   
Total: 12

Third Semester
9-10
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-230 3 Business Presentations   
OSA-255 3 Administrative Office Procedures   
OSA-260 1 Seminar   
___-___ 2-3 Elective: Select three hours of electives from elective list   
Total: 9-10

Fourth Semester
6 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-246 3 PC Applications Integration   
OSA-257 3 Database Management   
Total: 6

Electives
Select two-three elective credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.
3 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MIS-111 3 Internet Technologies  
MIS-146 3 Operating Systems  
OSA-225 3 Microsoft Publisher   
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite   
OSA-249 3 Accounting for Office Professionals   
OSA-250 2 Records Management   
OSA-258 3 Internship   

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information
Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu
Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Department Chair
Michele August

Office: T917
(708) 974-5622 august@morainevalley.edu
  
Program Coordinator
Carol Straka

Office: T922A
(708) 974-5712 straka@morainevalley.edu   

Gainful Employment Information
Cost of Program and Loan Debt
Job Outlook Information

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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