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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

 

Also see
Paralegal Studies Department
Careers in Paralegal Studies
All Degrees and Certificates

Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
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 March 29.

April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.


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