Paralegal Curriculum

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This curriculum is accurate for 2017-2018 fall starts. Go here for 2016-2017.

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 MATH1415 Mathematical Reasoning 3 3
      Semester Total 14 16
3 Fall ACCT1501 Accounting for Business 2 3
3 Fall ADMN2522 Advanced Microsoft Word Techniques 4 6
3 Fall COMM1435 Interpersonal Communication 3 3
3 Fall LEGL2601 Debtor/Creditor & Intellectual Property 3 3
3 Fall LEGL2611 Evidence and Exhibit Preparation 3 3
      Semester Total 15 18
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
4 Spr LEGL2615 Legal Research for Paralegals 4 4
4 Spr MNTC MN Transfer Curriculum Elective 3 3
      Semester Total 15 18
5 Smr LEGL2704 Internship (LEGL2704-06, 4-6 Credits) 4 12
      Semester Total 4 12
      Program Total 63 83

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.