Paralegal Curriculum

The curriculum below is the most current information available. To browse curriculum from the current academic year and past years, please view our Academic Catalogs. If you are a current student with questions about your course requirements, please speak with your advisor or refer to your Degree Audit Report (DARS) in eServices.

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SEMTERMCOURSE NO.COURSE TITLECREDITSCLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1FallADMN1513Keyboarding/Word Processing Skills36
1FallENGL1410Composition I33
1FallITEC1430Introduction to Computer33
1FallLEGL1601Legal Office Procedures & Ethics33
1FallSOCS1405Critical Thinking in Society33
   Semester Total1518
2SprENGL1460 Technical Writing or Comp II (ENGL1420)33
2SprLEGL1602Civil Litigation45
2SprLEGL1603Criminal Procedures, Bus Org, Family Law45
2SprMATH1415Mathematical Reasoning33
   Semester Total1416
3FallACCT1501Accounting for Business23
3FallADMN2522Advanced Microsoft Word Techniques46
3FallLEGL2601Debtor/Creditor & Intellectual Property33
3FallLEGL2611Evidence and Exhibit Preparation33
3FallLEGL2620Legal Technology33
   Semester Total1518
4SprCOMM1435Interpersonal Communication33
4SprCOMM1439Job Seeking/Keeping Skills11
4SprLEGL1614Estates, Probate, & Real Estate35
4SprLEGL2612Paralegal Skills & Legal Writing45
4SprLEGL2615Legal Research for Paralegals44
   Semester Total1518
5SmrLEGL2704Internship (LEGL2704-06, 4-6 Credits)412
   Semester Total412
   Program Total6382
SEMTERMCOURSE NO.COURSE TITLECREDITSCLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1FallADMN1513Keyboarding/Word Processing Skills36
1FallENGL1410Composition I33
1FallITEC1430Introduction to Computer33
1FallLEGL1601Legal Office Procedures & Ethics33
   Semester Total1215
2SprENGL1460Technical Writing or Comp II (ENGL1420)33
2SprLEGL1602Civil Litigation45
2SprLEGL1603Criminal Procedures, Bus Org, Family Law45
   Semester Total1113
3FallACCT1501Accounting for Business23
3FallADMN2522Advanced Microsoft Word Techniques46
3FallLEGL2601Debtor/Creditor & Intellectual Property33
3FallLEGL2620Legal Technology33
   Semester Total1215
4SprCOMM1435Interpersonal Communication33
4SprCOMM1439Job Seeking/Keeping Skills11
4SprLEGL1614Estates, Probate, & Real Estate35
4SprSOCS1405Critical Thinking in Society33
   Semester Total1012
   Program Total4555

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.