Administrative Services AAS - Legal Specialty
The Administrative Services AAS - Legal Specialty will be discontinued as of Fall 2014
The Administrative Services AAS (AAS_ASLS) degree is offered at LSC-Kingwood. For more information, please contact the Administrative Services Department.
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Administrative support certificates provide students with technical skills in just two or three semesters. Skills include time management, human/customer relations, telephone techniques, administrative management, information management, oral and written communications, word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, document layout, and Internet research. Bookkeeping skills are included for those choosing the bookkeeping track of the administrative support certificate, and specialized legal and medical office skills are included for those choosing these specializations.
A wide variety of job opportunities are available to program graduates in many types of offices. Jobs include office assistant, bilingual office receptionist, administrative assistant, bookkeeper, medical office receptionist, medical secretary, medical administrative assistant, legal office receptionist, legal office assistant, and legal office administrative assistant. After a few years in the field, graduates can become an executive assistant, office manager, or office coordinator. Skilled administrative professionals are expected to be in demand in several industries, including education, manufacturing, construction, financial services, employment services, health care and social assistance, legal services, local government, and energy production.
All students graduating with an AAS or level II certificate must complete LSCS Student Success Initiative (SSI) requirements. To determine your SSI status, see a college advisor.
The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities, and the degree will transfer in whole to some universities. Through articulation, some students may have earned college credit while in high school. Contact a counselor, division advisor, or faculty member at any college for specific information about articulation and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.
First Year Credits
|POFT||1325||Business Math Using Technology||3|
|ITSW||1301||Intro to Word Processing||3|
|ITSC||1401||Introduction to Computers||4|
|ITSW||1404||Introduction to Spreadsheets||4|
|POFL||1303||Legal Office Procedures I||3|
|ENGL||1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|KINE||Any Physical Activity Course||1|
TOTAL Credit Hours for First Year:
Second Year Credits
|POFL||2301||Legal Document Processing||3|
|POFL||1340||Legal Office Procedures II||3|
|ACNT||1303||Introduction to Accounting||3|
|Elective||Any 3-4 hour business or computer course||3-4|
|POFL2||2380||Cooperative Education - Legal Administration Assistant||3|
|Elective1||Social Behavioral Science||3|
TOTAL Credit Hours for Second Year:
TOTAL Credit Hours for Administrative Support AAS -
- Choose from AAS requirements. Either Humanities/Fine Arts or Social/Behavioral Science Elective must also meet multicultural requirement.
- Capstone Course