Paralegal Studies

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Paralegal Studies (260)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)
AST 101 Keyboarding I 2  
BUS 241 Business Law I 3  
ENG 111 College Composition  3  
LGL 110 Introduction to Law & the Legal Assistant 3  
LGL 120 Legal Terminology 3  
LGL 200 Ethics for the Paralegal 1  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
FIRST YEAR SPRING
AST 108 Telephone Techniques 1  
MKT 170 Customer Service 1  
AST 141 Word Processing I 3 AST 101
Eligible for Microsoft Office Specialist Word Core Exam upon completion of AST 141
LGL 115 Real Estate Law 3  
LGL 117 Family Law 3  
LGL 127 Legal Research & Writing 3  
MTH 132 Business Mathematics  3  
Eligible for Legal Office Assisting Certificate (261)  
SECOND YEAR FALL  
LGL 195 Topics in Paralegal Studies 2  
 AST 205 Business Communications 3  
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3 ITE 115
LGL 216

Trial Preparation & Discovery Practice

 3  
LGL 218 Criminal Law 3  
PLS 135 U.S. Government I 1 HIS 121; PLS 211, 135, 136
SDV 106 Preparation for Employment 1  
SECOND YEAR SPRING
AST 265 Legal Office Procedures I 3 ENG 111; AST 141
LGL 225 Estate Planning & Probate 3  
LGL 230 Legal Transactions 3 ENG 111
LGL 290 Coordinated Internship 3  
Eligible for Career Readiness Certifications while enrolled in LGL 290
PSY 120 Human Relations 3 Any higher level PSY
    Humanities Elective 3

See approved list

Total Program Credits 69  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

 

For Further Information, Contact:

Beth Snodgrass
bsnodgrass@mecc.edu 276.523.9059
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.7431