Curriculum Guideline

Legal Office Administration (Certificate)

Effective Date:
Program Code
CTOADLA
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Office Administration
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
Cert. in Legal Administration
Date of First Offering
Start Term
202010
End Term
Not Specified
Credential
Certificate in Legal Office Administration
Length of Program
Two semesters
Credits
30.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

    • General College Admission Requirements (excluding Language Proficiency Requirement)
    • English 11 with a grade of "C" or better or the following exemptions:
      • EN 12 "P"
      • EN LIT 12 "P"
      • TPC 12 "P"
      • COMM 12 "C+"

Notes:

    • Strong English skills are required. Students who are weak in English skills should consider upgrading through either ENGU or ELLA courses.
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 50% of all coursework (15 credits) must be completed at Douglas College
  • All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” or higher except Mastery graded course(s).
  • Time Limit for Completion: 4 years from acceptance into the program.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Select one course from the following two options:
OADM 1241 Office Relations and Productivity Skills 3.00

OADM 1244

General Office Skills

3.00

Required courses:

OADM 1206

Keyboarding

3.00

OADM 1218

Legal Office Procedures - Introduction and Corporate Law

3.00

OADM 1240

Business Communications and Procedures

3.00

OADM 1246

Computer Applications I

3.00

OADM 1326

Legal Office Procedures - Litigation

3.00

OADM 1327

Legal Office Procedures - Family Law

3.00

OADM 1328

Legal Office Procedures - Conveyancing

3.00

OADM 1329

Legal Office Procedures - Will and Estates

3.00

**OADM 1410

Career Development

2.00

OADM 1411

Office Practicum

1.00

Total credits

 

30.00

**Career Development must be taken during your final semester in the program.