Legal Secretary

The Legal Secretary Certificate Program can be completed in just thirty (30) semester hours
or ten (10) courses as shown below:
C o u r s e: Credit
ACCT-111   Fundamentals of Accounting 3
ADOT-106   Word Processing* 3
ADOT-178   General Office Procedures 3
ADOT-201   Machine Transcription**** 3
ADOT-205   Advanced Word Processing 3
ADOT-261   Legal Office Procedures [1] 3
ADOT-262   Legal Terms & Transcription**   3
BUSG-178   Business Communication 3
BUSL-202   Intro. to Legal Profession*** 3
ENGL-101   English Composition 3
For qualifying footnotes, see below.
[1] Offered during Fall Semester only.


* Students must have keyboarding speed of 35 wpm OR completed ADOT-101.
** Offered Spring Semester only.

*** Students who began the Legal Secretary Program prior to Fall 07 and were enrolled at Delgado in the Spring of 07 or Summer of 07 will continue with the original Catalog curriculum in effect when they enrolled unless they specify otherwise. That curriculum had BUSL-241 Business Law I rather than BUSL-202 Introduction to the Legal Profession.

**** Offered Daytime Fall/Spring; Evening Fall only.

Any student who wishes to change to the new curriculum must see the Business & Technology Division Counselor, Mr. Mike Lucia, Room 113W, to complete the necessary paperwork. 

Contact Terri Gonzales-Kreisman at   or (504) 671-6134 for more information about this exciting career opportunity!