Paralegal Curriculum

Associate in Applied Science Degree

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

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 SOCS1405 Critical Thinking in Society 3 3
      Semester Total 15 19
2 Spr ENGL1460 Technical Writing or Comp II (ENGL1420) 3 3
2 Spr LEGL1602 Civil Litigation 4 5
2 Spr LEGL1603 Criminal Procedures, Bus Org, Family Law 4 5
2 Spr MNTC MN Transfer Curriculum Elective 3 3
      Semester Total 14 16
3 Fall ADMN2522 Advanced Microsoft Word Techniques 4 6
3 Fall LEGL2601 Debtor/Creditor & Intellectual Property 3 3
3 Fall LEGL2603 Legal Research for Paralegals 3 3
3 Fall LEGL2610 Evidence, Exhibit Prep & Investigation 4 5
3 Fall MATH1415 Mathematical Reasoning 3 3
      Semester Total 17 20
4 Spr ACCT1501 Accounting for Business 2 3
4 Spr COMM1435 Interpersonal Communication 3 3
4 Spr COMM1439 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 1
4 Spr LEGL1614 Estates, Probate, & Real Estate 3 5
4 Spr LEGL2612 Paralegal Skills & Legal Writing 4 5
      Semester Total 13 17
5 Smr LEGL2704 Internship (LEGL2704-06, 4-6 Credits) 4 12
      Semester Total 4 12
      Program Total 63 84

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.