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Required courses

Core Courses Credit Hours
LAW 104 Introduction to the Paralegal Profession 3
LAW 215 Legal Research 3
LAW 216 Legal Writing and Communication 3
LAW 256 Legal Responsibilities & Ethical Dec. Making 3
LAW 261 Legal Liability: Contracts for the Paralegal 3
LAW 262 Legal Liability: Torts for the Paralegal 3
LAW 272 Civil Litigation for the Paralegal 3
LAW 285 Case Practice Mgmt. & Technology Capstone 3
LAW 290 Legal Career Preparation & Development 1
LAW 292 Credentialing for the Paralegal Profession 1
LAW 350 Current Events - Social/Criminal Justice 3
LAW 360 Internship in Pre-law Studies/Paralegal Studies 3
  Total Core Courses32 

NOTE: Some courses may require prerequisites.

Earn your Associate in Science degree in Paralegal Studies by completing the law courses above and the general education courses below. 

General Education Courses Credit Hours
BUS 205 or PSY 205 Statistical Methods 3
BUS 301 Business Law 3
COM 101 Public Speaking 3
ECN 200 or HIS 102 Intro Economics or History of the Modern World 3
ENG 112 Writing and Community 3
ENG 239 Professional Writing 3
FYS 110 First Year Seminar 3
PHL 130 Human Nature and Person 3
THL 105 Introduction to Theology 3
Lab Science (Select One)
BIO 214 Microbiology
BIO 226 General Human Physiology
CHE 100/108 Elements of General & Bio Chem / Lab 4 or 5
Social Science (Select One)
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
PSY 101 Intro to Psychology
PSY 220 Human Growth and Development 3
  Total General Education Courses 34
 Total 66
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