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Legal Studies – Legal Administrative Assistant (LSAAO)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: South Omaha Campus

This degree option prepares legal administrative assistants for entry-level employment in law and law-related fields such as administrative or executive assistants, office supervisors, or other support staff.

Graduation Requirements

General education

 27.0

Major requirements

 36.0

Option requirements

 33.0

Total credit hours required

 96.0

General education requirements

See General education requirements for Legal Studies

Major requirements for Legal Studies

See Major requirements for Legal Studies

Option requirements for Legal Administrative Assistant (33.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

INFO 1008Business Office CommunicationsONLINE

4.5

INFO 1012Electronic Filing and CalculatingONLINE

4.5

INFO 1013Keyboard SkillbuildingONLINE

2.0

INFO 1213Database FundamentalsONLINE

4.5

INFO 1214Business PresentationsONLINE

4.5

INFO 1215Document ProcessingONLINE

4.5

INFO 1219Professional PracticesONLINE

4.5

INFO 2981Internship

variable

Curriculum Plan

Below is a suggested guide for students planning to complete associate degrees in Legal Studies – Legal Administrative Assistant after two years of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

ENGL 1010English Composition IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

PHIL 1100Critical ReasoningONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second quarter

ENGL 1020English Composition IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

POLS 2060The ConstitutionONLINE

4.5

OR

POLS 2070Contemporary Social and Political IssuesONLINE

4.5

SPCH 1110Public SpeakingONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Third quarter

LAWS 1101Introduction to Law

4.5

LAWS 1111Microsoft Word for the Law OfficeONLINE

4.5

MATH 1410StatisticsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Fourth quarter

BSAD 1100Business Law IONLINE

4.5

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

LAWS 2324Criminal Law and Procedures

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second Year

Fifth quarter

INFO 1008Business Office CommunicationsONLINE

4.5

INFO 1012Electronic Filing and CalculatingONLINE

4.5

INFO 1013Keyboard SkillbuildingONLINE

2.0

Total Credit Hours:11.0

Sixth quarter

INFO 1213Database FundamentalsONLINE

4.5

INFO 1214Business PresentationsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Seventh quarter

INFO 1215Document ProcessingONLINE

4.5

LAWS 1230Legal Research and Writing I

4.5

Total Credit Hours:9.0

Eighth quarter

INFO 1219Professional PracticesONLINE

4.5

INFO 2981Internship

variable

LAWS 2240Legal Research and Writing II

4.5

Total Credit Hours:9.0

The Legal Administrative Assistant option is not a program for the education of paralegals.