Paralegal Course Outline

 

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The following outline is a sample outline of courses and credits for the Paralegal AAS Degree.  These requirements are current for incoming on already matriculated students. If you have prior college courses or degrees, you may be able to complete this program in 3 semesters or, in rare circumstances, 2 semesters.

Direct questions about the Paralegal Program to Professor Robert Sarachan, Esq.

 

Class FIRST SEMESTER Credits
Para 101 Introduction to Paralegalism (offered every fall, spring and summer) 3
Engl 101 Academic Writing I 4
Psyc 103 Introduction to Psychology 3
. Computer Elective 3
Acct 101 Principles of Accounting 4
. Total Credits 17

 

Class SECOND SEMESTER Credits
Para 130 Legal Research and Drafting (offered every fall and spring) 3
Buad 201 Business Law I (offered every semester) 3
Engl 103 Report Writing 3
Econ 101 Introduction to Economics 3
Soci 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Total Credits 15

 

Class THIRD SEMESTER Credits
Para 205 Civil Litigation and Procedure (offered every spring) 3
Para 210 Real Estate and Property Law (offered every spring) 3
Engl 204 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication 3
Math Elective 3
(unrestricted elective) recommended- Para 226 Bankruptcy, Collections and Foreclosures (spring) 3
  Total Credits 15

 

Class FOURTH SEMESTER Credits
Para 215 Family and Domestic Relations Law (offered every fall) 3
Para 220 Wills, Trusts and Estates (offered every fall) 3
Para 230 Paralegal Internship and Seminar (offered every fall and spring) 2/4
Science Elective 3
(unrestricted elective) recommended- Para 225 Criminal Law and Procedure 3
. Wellness Elective 2/3
  Total Credits 16/19

 

When Courses are Scheduled In Future Semesters

Paralegal Elective Courses     

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