Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate
PROGRAM CODE: 1C30459
The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate prepares the student to work in a variety of venues related to the legal profession including positions as a legal administrative assistant in a law office, or in the court system, and in a variety of other legal settings. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 19 units.
|Required courses are listed in suggested sequence (19 units):|
|CTRP 073AC||Spelling for Modern Business||1|
|CTRP 073BC||Punctuation for Court Report.||1|
|CTRP 071 C||Legal Terminology and Rhetoric||3|
|CIS 102 C||MS Word Business Apps||4|
|CTRP 072 C||Legal Procedures||4|
|BUS 055 C||Business English||3|
|BUS 143 C||Introduction to Legal Research||1|
|CTRP 080 C||Internship - Law Office||2|
Recommended Advisory: California Notary Public license
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
OUTCOME 1: Acquire the entry-level skills to work in a variety of venues related to the legal profession or the California court system. The certificate is designed for students seeking employment in a law office, the court services division of the state courts, or in a variety of other legal settings. The coursework provides the student with a basic knowledge of law office procedures, English, legal terminology, and MS word applications. This coursework is necessary for employment as a Legal Administrative Assistant.