Paralegal

Program Description

Catalog Year: 2019

The AAS degree in paralegal is designed for students who do not have a prior degree and are interested in pursuing a career as a paralegal. Students in this program complete the same paralegal courses as the BVS students, but they must also complete the required general education courses. General education courses are required by the ABA and are an important component of paralegal training. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree after completing the AAS should choose general education courses that fulfill this program's curriculum requirements and will transfer to that student's school of choice. Students should meet with an academic advisor to make these selections and review the transfer information available in this catalog.

Program Requirements

Paralegal Soc/Behav. Science Courses : PAR SOCBHSC Crss

But not:
  • ATR-230 - Field Archeology
  • GEO-115 - Intro to Physical Geography
  • INS-280 - Non-Traditional Language I
  • INS-281 - Non-Traditional Language II

Paralegal Math/Science Requirement : Paralegal Math/Sci

Take 1 course from:
  • ATY-100 - Astronomy
  • ATY-101 - Elementary Astronomy
  • BIO-105 - Survey of Environmental Biology
  • BIO-108 - Biology for Contemporary Society
  • BIO-110 - Principles of Biology
  • BIO-113 - Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • BIO-114 - Organismal Bio, Evolution, Ecology
  • BIO-115 - Environmental Biology
  • BIO-234 - Special Topics in Biology
  • BIO-235 - Special Topics in Biology
  • BIO-236 - Special Topics in Biology
  • BIO-240 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIO-245 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO-246 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIO-265 - Microbiology
  • CHM-101 - Preparatory Chemistry
  • CHM-112 - Elements of Chemistry: General
  • CHM-142 - General Chemistry I
  • CHM-143 - General Chemistry II
  • CHM-170 - Elementary Organic Chemistry
  • CHM-221 - Quantitative Analysis
  • CHM-234 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM-235 - Organic Chemistry II
  • CHM-290 - Special Topics in Chemistry
  • GEO-115 - Intro to Physical Geography
  • GLY-101 - Survey of Geology
  • GLY-105 - Environmental Geology
  • GLY-112 - Physical Geology
  • MTH-102 - General Education Statistics
  • MTH-104 - Liberal Arts Mathematics
  • MTH-110 - Math for Elementary Teaching I
  • MTH-112 - College Algebra
  • MTH-113 - Math for Elementary Teaching II
  • MTH-114 - Trigonometry
  • MTH-120 - Statistics I
  • MTH-123 - Computer Science for Engineers
  • MTH-125 - Finite Math for Business & Managmt
  • MTH-126 - Calculus for Business/Social Science
  • PHY-101 - General Physics
  • PHY-102 - General Physics
  • APS-101 - Earth Science
  • APS-111 - Applied Physical Science

Paralegal Liberal Education Courses : PAR Lib Ed Crss

Take 9.00 credits from:
  • ART-115 - Art Appreciation
  • ART-130 - Art of Film
  • ART-151 - History of Art I
  • ART-152 - History of Art II
  • ART-154 - Survey of Non-Western Art
  • FRN-101 - Elementary French I
  • FRN-102 - Elementary French II
  • FRN-201 - Intermediate French I
  • FRN-202 - Intermediate French II
  • FRN-211 - Conversational French I
  • FRN-212 - Conversational French II
  • FRN-261 - French Conversation Composition
  • FRN-262 - Advanced French Composition Conv
  • GRM-101 - Elementary German I
  • GRM-102 - Elementary German II
  • GRM-201 - Intermediate German I
  • GRM-202 - Intermediate German II
  • GRM-211 - Conversational German I
  • GRM-212 - Conversational German II
  • GRM-261 - German Conversation Composition
  • GRM-262 - Advanced German Composition Conv
  • SPN-101 - Elementary Spanish I
  • SPN-102 - Elementary Spanish II
  • SPN-201 - Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPN-202 - Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPN-211 - Conversational Spanish I
  • SPN-212 - Conversational Spanish II
  • SPN-241 - Spanish for Teachers I
  • SPN-242 - Spanish for Teachers II
  • SPN-251 - Spanish for Spanish Speakers I
  • SPN-252 - Spanish for Spanish Speakers II
  • SPN-261 - Spanish Conversation Composition
  • SPN-262 - Advanced Spanish Composition Conv
  • SPN-281 - Topics in Spanish
  • CHN-101 - Elementary Chinese I
  • CHN-102 - Elementary Chinese II
  • CHN-201 - Intermediate Chinese I
  • CHN-202 - Intermediate Chinese II
  • JPN-101 - Elementary Japanese I
  • JPN-102 - Elementary Japanese II
  • JPN-202 - Intermediate Japanese II
  • ITN-101 - Elementary Italian I
  • ITN-102 - Elementary Italian II
  • ITN-201 - Intermediate Italian I
  • ITN-202 - Intermediate Italian II
  • HIS-118 - Foundations of Civilization
  • HIS-160 - American Civilization
  • HUM-100 - Topics in Humanities
  • HUM-101 - Introduction to Western Humanities I
  • HUM-102 - Introduction to Western Humanities II
  • HUM-103 - Intro to Non-Western Humanities
  • HUM-104 - Classic Theatre-The Humanities in Dr
  • HUM-107 - Global Perspectives on World Civ.
  • HUM-110 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • HUM-112 - Western Philosophy I
  • HUM-113 - Western Philosophy II
  • HUM-115 - Critical Reasoning
  • HUM-116 - Logic
  • HUM-117 - Social & Political Philosophy
  • HUM-118 - Philosophy of Science
  • HUM-124 - Culture and Science in the West
  • HUM-170 - Introduction to Asian Philosophies
  • HUM-202 - Philosophy of Religion
  • HUM-203 - Comparative Religions
  • HUM-204 - Introduction to Religious Studies
  • HUM-205 - Introduction to Mythology
  • HUM-208 - Life & Work in the 21st Century
  • HUM-216 - Ethics
  • HUM-217 - Aesthetics
  • HUM-219 - Honors Seminar in Humanities
  • HUM-224 - Cultural History of Pacific Asia
  • HUM-231 - Contemporary Moral Issues
  • HUM-297 - Independent Study in Humanities
  • INS-280 - Non-Traditional Language I
  • INS-281 - Non-Traditional Language II
  • LIT-201 - Introduction to Literature:Fiction
  • LIT-202 - Introduction to Literature:Drama
  • LIT-203 - Introduction to Literature:Poetry
  • LIT-205 - Introduction to Shakespeare
  • LIT-210 - Multicultural American Literature
  • LIT-211 - Introduction to Literature by Women
  • LIT-223 - International Literature
  • LIT-225 - Children's Literature
  • LIT-229 - Novel and Film
  • LIT-230 - Masterpieces of World Lit
  • LIT-232 - Topics in Literature
  • LIT-235 - Bible as Literature
  • LIT-241 - Great Books Seminar I
  • LIT-242 - Great Books Seminar II
  • LIT-243 - Great Books Seminar III
  • LIT-244 - Great Books Seminar IV
  • LIT-245 - Great Books Seminar V
  • MUS-104 - Musics of the World
  • MUS-105 - Music Appreciation
  • MUS-106 - Music Literature From 1400 to 1750
  • MUS-107 - Music Liter. From 1750 to Present
  • CMS-106 - Introduction to Film Appreciation
  • CMS-120 - Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • THE-100 - Theatre Appreciation
  • THE-122 - Intro-Theater History & Literature
  • THE-124 - American Drama

Paralegal Required Courses : Communication Crses

Take:
  • ENG-101 - English Composition I
  • ENG-102 - English Composition II
  • CMS-101 - Fundamentals of Speech

Paralegal Required Courses : POS 150 OR POS 151

Take 1 course from:
  • POS-150 - Amer Government - National
  • POS-151 - Amer Govt State Local

Paralegal Required Courses : BUS 112 OR BUS 113

Take 1 course from:
  • BUS-112 - Legal Environment of Business
  • BUS-113 - Business Law

Paralegal BVS Required Courses : Paralegal Req Crss

Take:
  • PAR-101 - Introduction to Law
  • PAR-201 - Civil Litigation
  • PAR-204 - Legal Research
  • PAR-206 - Legal Writing
  • PAR-239 - Paralegal Capstone

Paralegal BVS Required Courses : Paralegal Internship

Take 2.00 credits from:
  • PAR-235 - Internship

Paralegal BVS Required Courses : OAT 130 OR CIS 110

Take 1 course from:
  • OAT-130 - Software Applications for the Office
  • CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers

Paralegal AAS Elective Courses : PAR AAS Electives

Take 9.00 credits from:
  • PAR-108 - Family Law
  • PAR-203 - Real Property Law
  • PAR-205 - Wills, Trusts and Probate
  • PAR-207 - Criminal Law Procedure
  • PAR-223 - Business Entity Formation
  • PAR-237 - Paralegal Special Topics

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