Business Information Worker - Legal Office Specialist Certificate of Achievement

The Business Information Worker (BIW) – Legal Office Specialist Certificate of Achievement prepares students for entry-level legal office support positions in a variety of different legal environments. After successful completion of the BIW - Legal Office Specialist Certificate of Achievement, students may seek employment as entry-level research clerks or administrative assistants for a law firm, paralegal services, or within the court systems.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
AIS 006Business Research2
BUMA 020ABusiness Law I3
BUMA 094Business Communications3
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
CJ 001Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ 005Racial Issues and the Police3
Elective Courses - select 3 units from the following:
BUMA 032Human Relations in the Workplace3
BUMA 064Human Resource Management3
CJ 002Concepts of Criminal Law3
CJ 004Criminal Court Process3
LIS 001An Introduction to Basic Research Skills2
BUMA 095ABusiness Management Work Experience (Maximum of 3 units may be used for work experience)1-3
CIS 095AComputer Information Systems Work Experience (Maximum of 3 units may be used for work experience)1-3
CERTIFICATE TOTAL21