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Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies Certificate
24 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0341

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

PAR 101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies

3

PAR 110 Legal Research I

3

PAR 113 Litigation

3

PAR 210 Legal Research II

3

At least 12 credit hours from the following courses:

12

 

PAR 115 Law of Family Relations

3

 

PAR 123 Real Property Law

3

 

PAR 211 Corporate and Securities Law

3

 

PAR 212 Probate

3

 

PAR 215 Tort and Insurance Law

3

 

PAR 216 Estate Planning

3

 

PAR 218 Contract Law

3

 

PAR 219 Environmental Law

3

 

PAR 220 Community Law

3

 

PAR 222 Law Office Management

3

 

PAR 225 Bankruptcy Law

3

 

PAR 227 Intellectual Property

3

 

PAR 230 Commercial Real Estate Law

3

 

PAR 250 Practicum

3


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


24


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IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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