A.A.S. Paralegal Studies

 (2 Years)

Placement Test Math
SAT 360
ACT 14

General Education Requirements 

Objective 1- ENGL 1101 & ENGL 1102 1,26
Objective 2- COMM 1101 13
Objective 33
Objective 63
Any unfilled objective3
Total Credits18

Paralegal Studies majors are required to take 9 credits of Communication, rather than 6, for a total of 18 credits of General Education courses.


“P” courses are equivalent to the original course.

 Major Requirements

Required Courses:
BT 1170Computer Literacy and Business Software3
PARA 1110Introduction to Paralegal Studies3
PARA 1111Ethics and Professionalism3
PARA 1113Contract Law3
PARA 1116Tort Law3
PARA 1117Criminal Law and Procedure3
PARA 1119Law Office Technology2
PARA 1121Law Office Management2
PARA 1122Legal Research Analysis and Writing I3
PARA 2222Legal Research Analysis and Writing II3
PARA 2230Paralegal Internship4
PARA 2232Civil Litigation and Procedure3
Select four of the following for twelve credits:12
Estates Wills and Trusts
Family Law
Property Law
Business Organizations
Debtor and Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy Law
Legal Research Analysis and Writing III
Independent Study
General Education courses
COMM 1101Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
ENGL 1101Writing and Rhetoric I3
ENGL 1102Writing and Rhetoric II3
Additional General Education courses9
Total Credits65

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education18
Major Requirements47
Free Electives0
Total Credits65

 Major Academic Plan (MAP)