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2012-2013 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2012-2013 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management - Paralegal Studies

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The Paralegal Studies program prepares students to work under the supervision of an attorney in private law offices, government agencies or corporate law departments performing delegated legal work including legal research, document preparation, client interviewing, factual investigation and case management utilizing current technology and in compliance with ethical and professional standards.

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Management

Concentration: Paralegal Studies (Approved by the American Bar Association)

General Education Requirements (15 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts

Approved Humanities General Education elective1 3 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences


Approved Mathematics General Education elective1 3 credits

Total Credit Hours 60

1 Humanities/Fine Arts and Mathematics electives must be chosen from approved courses in those categories listed in the General Education Program .

2 As part of the law elective requirements, students must take either LAW 2010 or LAW 2020. Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections.


  • Students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. In this program, MGMT 1100 Business Computer Applications is required to satisfy computer competency and must be taken during the first 30 hours.
  • Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

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