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Business Administration, B.A.S. - Legal Administration

Legal administrators oversee the business operations of law offices or legal departments within companies and government agencies. The Legal Administration concentration introduces students to the U.S. justice system so that they have knowledge of legal procedures and terminology.  Students learn how to perform case research and manage administrative and technical aspects of a law office. Careers in legal administration require varied levels of education and experience, and different law firms may have different requirements based on their expectations for a particular position.

To seek a degree in the Legal Administration concentration, a student must have a completed A.A.S. in one of the following disciplines:

Accounting Technology
Criminal Justice
General Studies
Office Assistant
Political Science
Business Administration
General Business
Law Office Management
Social Science
Public Administration

Suggested Course of Study

B.A.S. in Business Administration - Legal Administration

General Education Requirements 
(38-39 Semester Hours)
See Undergraduate Bulletin

Career and Technical Transfer
(Maximum 40 Semester Hours)

Concentration Requirement
(46 Semester Hours)

BU 105 Fundamentals of Success in Business
BQA 170 Statistical Analysis for Business 
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 
EC 201 Principles of Economics I or EC 202 Principles of Economics II 
PLG 241 Legal Environment of Business
MIS 300 Introduction to Information Systems
FIN 355 Business Finance
MGT 381 Principles of Management
MKT 361 Principles of Marketing
PLG 340 Law Office Technology & Management

15 Hours of PLG Electives
(Must be at the 300 level or above excluding PLG 340)

BAS Majors require a minimum of 121 credit hours to graduate. No more than 90 hours of these hours may be earned at a community college.  Community college transfer students must earn at least 25% of their hours from MUW.  MUW does not award credit for technical or vocational courses except in the B.A.S program.

This curriculum sheet is a sample and is intended to be a tentative guideline for the order in which courses should be taken to fulfill the requirements of the major.


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