Paralegal Studies

Associate in Applied Science Degree
60 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0340

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(EGL 111, EGL 212, or SPE 103 Recommended)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area C — 

Science

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement

 

Other General Education credits 

0-3

 

Additional credits from Areas B, C, D, E or F if needed to meet 18-credit-hour minimum

 


Total General Education Requirements:


18

   


Major Requirements:


Credit Hours

CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems or

3-4

CIS 103 Computer Software and Concepts

 

PAR 101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies

3

PAR 110 Legal Research I

3

PAR 113 Litigation

3

PAR 210 Legal Research II

3

PAR 222 Law Office Management

3

PAR 250 Paralegal Studies Practicum

3


Additional elective credits to total 21 semester credit hours from PAR courses, LAE 221 and/or LAE 270


21


Total Major Requirements:


42


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 


*Students may take a Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

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