Curriculum - AS Program

Associate in Science Program - 64 Credits

Required Courses (All)

PLA 1003 Introduction to the Paralegal Profession 3 cr.
PLA 1103 Writing and Research I  3 cr.
PLA 1203 Civil Procedures  3 cr
PLA 1271 Tort Law  3 cr
PLA 1433 Business Organizations  3 cr
PLA 1600 Administering Wills/Trusts/Probate  3 cr 
PLA 1611  Real Estate Law/Property Transactions I  3 cr 
PLA 2114 Writing and Research II  3 cr. 
PLA 2223 Litigation Procedures II  3 cr 
PLA 2421 Contract Law  3 cr
PLA 2800 Family Law   3 cr

Gen Ed Required (All)
CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology 3 cr
ENC 1101 English Composition I  3 cr
ENC 1002 English Composition II  3 cr
ACG 2021 Financial Accounting  3 cr
Math Gen Ed. 3 cr
Soc. Science Gen Ed. 3 cr
Humanities Gen Ed  3 cr
SPC 1006 Speech Improvement  1 cr.

Electives 3 courses (9 credits) required
†PLA 1700 Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility 3 cr.
PLA 2303 Criminal Litigation 3 cr.
PLA 2460 Bankruptcy Law 3 cr.
†PLA 2531 Elder Law 3 cr.
PLA 2612 Real Estate Law/Property Trans II 3 cr.
†PLA 2732 Law Office Computer Applications 3 cr.
PLA 2763 Law Office Management 3 cr.
†ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting 3 cr.
APA 1111 Basic Accounting 3 cr.


Suggested Path:

Semester 1 (15 credits)
PLA 1003 Introduction to the Paralegal Profession 3 cr.
PLA 1104  Writing and Research I 3 cr.
†PLA 2421 Contract Law 3 cr. or PLA 1271 Tort Law 3 cr
†ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 cr.
†CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology 3 cr.

Semester 2 (15 credits)
PLA 2114 Writing and Research II  3 cr.
PLA 2421 Contract Law  3 cr  or PLA 1271 Tort Law  3 cr
PLA 1433 Business Organization 3 cr  or PLA 2800 Family Law  3 cr
Math/Social Sciences/Humanities Gen. Ed  3 cr.

Semester 3 (15 credits)
PLA 1600 Administering Wills/Trusts/Probate  3 cr
PLA 1203  Litigation Procedures I  3 cr
PLA 1611  Real Estate Law/Property Transactions I  3 cr  or PLA Elective #1,
ACG 2021 Financial Accounting
Math/Social Sciences/Humanities Gen. Ed  3 cr.

Semester 4: (15 credits)
PLA 2223 Litigation Procedures II  3 cr
PLA 1433 Business Organizations 3 cr  or PLA 2800 Family Law  3 cr
PLA 1611  Real Estate Law/Property Transactions I  3 cr  or PLA Elective #1
PLA Elective #2,
ENC 1102 English Composition I  3 cr

Semester 5: (4 credits)
PLA Elective #3, 3 cr.
SPC 1006 Speech Improvement  1 cr