Associate of Applied Science in Legal and Paralegal Studies

ENGL 1110College Composition I3
ENGL 1130College Composition II: Academic Disciplines And Discourse3
Math Elective-Math for Liberal Arts or College Algebra3
Social Sciences Core 3
Art/Humanities Core3
LGL 1010Introduction To Law3
LGL 1150Tort Law3
LGL 1160Legal Research, Writing And Case Analysis3
LGL 1720Law Practice Management3
LGL 2020Civil Procedure3
LGL 2110Estate & Probate Administration3
LGL 2120Real Estate Transactions3
LGL 2940Legal Assisting Internship3
LGL Electives3
CMPT-Computer Science Elective3
ACTG 1040Principles Of Financial Accounting3

Below is a sample plan of study.  Consult your degree audit for your program requirements.

AAS in Legal and Paralegal Studies

Plan of Study Grid
First TermHours
HHS 1000 Health And Human Services/College Orientation 1
LGL 1010 Introduction To Law 3
LGL 1720 Law Practice Management 3
LGL 2120 Real Estate Transactions 3
MATH 1180
Reasoning With Mathematics
or College Algebra
ENGL 1110 College Composition I 3
Second Term
ENGL 1130 College Composition II: Academic Disciplines And Discourse 3
LGL 1150 Tort Law 3
LGL 1160 Legal Research, Writing And Case Analysis 3
LGL 2110 Estate & Probate Administration 3
Social Sciences Core 3
Third Term
BUAD 2040
Financial Accounting Information
or Principles Of Financial Accounting
LGL 2020 Civil Procedure 3
Law Elective (see below) 3
Arts/Humanities Core 3
Social Sciences Core 3
Fourth Term
BUAD 1020
Micro-Computer Applications In Business
or Microsoft Office Applications
LGL 2940 Legal Assisting Internship 3
Law Elective (see below) 3
Arts/Humanities Core 3
Elective 2
 Total Hours60

 Law Electives

LGL 2130Family Law3
LGL 2210Practices And Procedures In Administrative Law3
LGL 2700Advocacy: Mock Trial3
LGL 3010Law Of Business Associations3
LGL 3030Advanced Legal Research & Writing3
LGL 3050Bankruptcy Practices & Consumer Applications3
LGL 3330Litigation3
LGL 4030Contract Law3
LGL 4130Clinic Experience3
  • PLO 1. Develop the student s organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills which will enhance the student s ability to contribute to the student s legal environment upon graduation;
  • PLO 2. Illustrate a broad understanding of legal concepts in a variety of substantive areas;
  • PLO 3. Develop critical thinking skills and learn to express legal concepts clearly and briefly by adherence to the rudiments of successful legal writing: precision, conciseness, simplicity, and clarity;
  • PLO 4. Demonstrate competence in legal issues involving personal injury, medical malpractice, workers compensation, wrongful death, and social security;
  • PLO 5. Formulate legal arguments produce opening statements, direct and cross examinations and closing arguments.
  • PLO 6. Research legal issues and prepare motions, briefs and pleadings and other legal documents.
  • PLO 7. Be able to identify, give examples of and interpret ethics issues relative to the practice of law.