Programs of Study

Suggested Program of Study A.A.S. Degree - Paralegal Studies


First Year - First Semester Credits
ENG 110 Expository Writing 3
MAT 100 Introductory College Mathematics 3
LEG 101 Introduction to the Legal System 3
LAW 101 Law & Social Change 3
Introduction to Legal Specialty (choose one):  
LAW 125 Immigration Law OR 3
LAW 126 Family Law OR 3
LAW 127 Public & Employee Benefit Law 3
Subtotal
15
 
First Year - Second Semester Credits
ENG 111 Literature and Composition 3
LEG 102 Law Office Systems 3
Behavioral & Social Sciences Elective 3
OT 101 Computer Applications 3
Advanced Legal Specialty (choose one):  
LEG 8525 Advanced Immigration Law OR 3
LEG 8526 Advanced Family Law OR 3
LEG 8527 Advanced Public & Employee Benefit Law 3
Subtotal
15
 
Second Year -Third Semester Credits
LEG 8540 Practicum I 3
LEG 8530 Legal Research & Writing I 3
Humanities Elective 3
Behavioral & Social Sciences Elective 3
Natural Science Elective 4
Subtotal
16
 
Second Year - Fourth Semester Credits
LEG 250 Hearing & Trial Advocacy 3
LEG 254 Legal Practicum II 3
LEG 8532 Legal Research & Writing II 3
Behavioral & Social Sciences Elective 3
Elective 2
Subtotal
14
 
Total Credits for Degree
60