The general objective of the Legal Assistant Associate in Occupational Studies degree program is to produce graduates who are capable of serving a variety of functions within a number of legal settings. Graduates of this program will have a basic understanding of key concepts in major areas of substantive law.
Curriculum 104.1 credit hours
Normal program length: 18 months (day) 24 months (night)
|Course No.||Subject Title||Credit Hrs|
|CED-303||Job Readiness Resumes||2.4|
|CED-304||Job Readiness Interviews||2.4|
|CPT-101||Introduction to Computers||2.1|
|ENG-204||Business English I||2.4|
|ENG-205||Business English II||2.4|
|PRL-100||The Paralegal Professional||4.8|
|PRL-105||Legal Research Writing & Analysis I||3.0|
|PRL-301||Real Estate Law||2.4|
|PRL-302||Wills, Trusts, and Estates||2.4|
|PRL-305||Legal Research Writing & Analysis II||3.0|
|PRL-500||Legal Document Production||2.4|
|PRL-501||Litigation & Trial Practice||4.8|
|PRL-505||Legal Ethics for Paralegals||2.4|
Students may substitute courses that meet the career objective with the approval of the Dean of Academics.
Program revision and modification disclaimer: In an effort to maintain up-to-date curriculum and coursework, the institution will revise program content on an ongoing basis. These changes include but are not limited to: entire programs or courses and content within a course. These improvements ultimately serve the student, ensuring our programs are current and in line with the needs of the professional community.