GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS / BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES
LEGAL SECRETARY

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to perform general office skills and general office procedures, as well as, identify the role of personnel in various law offices, and demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of common legal terms; use the Internet, Web and legal databases to locate information, make court-related appointments, and select mail/courier services for court and non-court documents.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE

UNITS

CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101 BUSAD 106 Written Business Communications 3
  BUSAD 110 Human Relations in Business 3
  BUSAD 152 Management Communications—Oral 3
CABOT 103 or equivalent CABOT 102 English for Business 4
Eligibility for ENGL 189 or ESL 133 CABOT 103 Business Vocabulary Development 3
  CABOT 104 Filing Methods and Systems 1
  CABOT 110 Collegiate Business Mathematics 3
  CABOT 162 Legal Office Procedures 3
   CABOT 165 Machine Transcription - Legal 1
  CABOT 208 Windows Basics 1
  CABOT 210*  Computer Keyboarding/Typing II 3
  CABOT 265 Microsoft Word I 3
CABOT 265 or equivalent CABOT 266 Microsoft Word II 3
  CABOT 270 Microsoft Excel I 3
  CS/IS 191 Internet Orientation 1
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 40
* A minimum typing speed of 60 wpm is required for this certificate. CABOT 230 is available to help students reach this goal. Students should request a card from their GCC instructor verifying their keyboarding speed. This card is valid for one year and must be current at the beginning of the semester/session in which the certificate is awarded. Replacement cards may be obtained by retesting.
NOTE: Courses taken more than five years before granting of this certificate must have the approval of the division chair for acceptance. Substitutions for some of the above courses may be made with department approval.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

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