Paralegal Curriculum

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This curriculum is accurate for 2013-2014 fall starts. Go here for 2014-2015.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall ADMN1513 Keyboarding/Word Processing Skills 3 6
1 Fall ENGL1410 Composition I 3 3
1 Fall ITEC1430 Introduction to Computer 3 3
1 Fall LEGL1601 Legal Office Procedures & Ethics 3 4
1 Fall POLS1450 Society & Law I 3 3
1 Fall SOCS1405 Critical Thinking in Society 3 3
      Semester Total 18 22
2 Spr ENGL1420 Composition II 3 3
2 Spr LEGL1602 Civil Litigation 4 5
2 Spr LEGL1603 Criminal Procedures, Bus Org, Family Law 4 5
2 Spr PHIL1440 Ethics 3 3
2 Spr POLS1460 Constitutional Democracy and Government 3 3
      Semester Total 17 19
3 Fall ACCT1501 Accounting for Business 2 3
3 Fall ADMN2522 Advanced Microsoft Word Techniques 4 6
3 Fall LEGL1614 Estates, Probate, & Real Estate 3 5
3 Fall LEGL2603 Legal Research for Paralegals 3 3
3 Fall LEGL2610 Evidence, Exhibit Prep & Investigation 4 5
      Semester Total 16 22
4 Spr COMM1439 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 1
4 Spr LEGL2601 Debtor/Creditor & Intellectual Property 3 3
4 Spr LEGL2612 Paralegal Skills & Legal Writing 4 5
4 Spr MATH1415 Mathematical Reasoning 3 3
4 Spr PSYC1445 General Psychology 3 3
4 Spr Telective Technical Elective 3 4
      Semester Total 17 19
5 Smr LEGL2704 Internship (LEGL2704-06, 4-6 Credits) 4 12
      Semester Total 4 12
      Program Total 72 94

Note: AAS degrees must have Gen. Ed. courses from three goal areas and AS degrees from six goal areas of the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Visit with advisor or refer to Degree Audit Report for elective options.

This course sequence is an example.