Certificate of Technical Studies in Paralegal Studies

This certificate program is designed to provide intensive paralegal training to prepare students to enter the job market as paralegals in law firms, insurance companies, government agencies, title companies, banks and corporations. All of the courses in this certificate apply toward the Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies.

General Education Requirements

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
BUSN 1150 Survey of Microcomputer Applications 3
BUSN 1600 Word Processing 3
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
Subtotal 9

Major Courses

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in each.  At least twelve (12) credit hours must be earned in residence.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
PARL 1000 Introduction to Law and Paralegal 3
PARL 1050 Litigation 3
PARL 1100 Legal Research 3
PARL 2000 Case Analysis 3
Subtotal 12

Paralegal Elective:

Must earn a grade of “C” or better.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
Paralegal Electives Select three courses from the following: PARL 1200, PARL 1300, PARL 1500, PARL 2050, PARL 2100, PARL 2150, PARL 2200, PARL 2250, PARL 2300, or PARL 2350, PARL 2400, PARL 2500, PARL 2600, BUSI 2190, BUSN 2200, ENVN 1030, OFCR 1400, OFCR 1450, OFCR 2100, OADM 1500, OADM 1510, OADM 1710, POLI 1100, POLI 2610, SOCI 2090, SOCI 2400, STPT in Law, or any PARL course approved by advisor 9

Subtotal

9

TOTAL HOURS

30