2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Aug 11, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Legal Assistant, Career Studies Certificate Program

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Purpose: This program is designed to prepare individuals for an entry-level position as a Legal Assistant. In addition, it is designed to enhance the professional qualifications of those persons already employed as Legal Secretaries.

Occupational Objectives: Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses.

Articulation: Individuals successfully completing this Career Studies Certificate program may continue their studies and earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Legal Assisting at either Northern Virginia Community College or J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.

Legal Assistant Curriculum:

Total Minimum Credits: 16

Suggested Sequence of Courses:

Students should begin with LGL 110  and LGL 125  should be completed before LGL 126 . The elective can be taken at any point after completion of LGL 110 .

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