Course Summary for Legal Assistant (Paralegal) AAS Degree

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1st Year

1st Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Cont Hrs Cred Hrs
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
LGLA 1345 Civil Litigation WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
LGLA 1307 Introduction to Law and the Legal Professions WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
LGLA 1303 Legal Research WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX Elective - see electives/award comments section for complete information on allowable courses (LGLA 1353, 2303, 1351, 2307, 2337, CRIJ 1306 or 1310) Elective 3 0 0 48 3
1st Semester Totals 15 0 0 240 15

2nd Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Cont Hrs Cred Hrs
BMGT 2305 Advanced Communications in Management WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
MATH X3XX ANY ACADEMIC MATH COURSE AS LISTED: MATH 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1333, 1342 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
MATH X4XX or ANY ACADEMIC MATH COURSE AS LISTED: MATH 1414, 2412, 2413 ACGM 4 0 0 64 4
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
ACCT 2301 or PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
LGLA 1305 Legal Writing WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX Elective - see electives/award comments section for complete information on allowable courses (LGLA 1353, 2303, 1351, 2307, 2337, CRIJ 1306 or 1310) Elective 3 0 0 48 3
2nd Semester Totals 15 0 0 240 15

2nd Year

1st Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Cont Hrs Cred Hrs
XXXX X3XX ANY SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE COURSE AS LISTED: ANTH 2302, 2346, 2351; ECON 2301, 2302; GEOG 1302, 1303, 2312; PSYC 2301, 2308, 2319; SOCI 1301, 1306,2301; SPCH 1318 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
ACNT 1313 Computerized Accounting Applications WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
BUSI 2301 or BUSINESS LAW ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
BUSI 2371 or BUSINESS LEGAL ENVIRONMENT ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
GOVT 2305 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
GOVT 2306 or TEXAS GOVERNMENT ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
LGLA 2313 Criminal Law and Procedure WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX Elective - see electives/award comments section for complete information on allowable courses (LGLA 1353, 2303, 1351, 2307, 2337, CRIJ 1306 or 1310) Elective 3 0 0 48 3
1st Semester Totals 15 0 0 240 15

2nd Semester
Prefix Number Course Name Course Type Weekly Lec Hrs Weekly Lab Hrs Ext Hrs Cont Hrs Cred Hrs
ENGL X3XX ANY HUMANITIES OR FINE ARTS COURSE AS LISTED: ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
PHIL X3XX or ANY HUMANITIES OR FINE ARTS COURSE AS LISTED: PHIL 1301, 2306 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX or ANY HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS COURSE AS LISTED: ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304; DRAM 1310, 2361, 2362, 2366; MUSI 1301, 1306, 1308, 1310 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
BCIS 1305 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX Elective - see electives/award comments section for complete information on allowable courses (LGLA 1353, 2303, 1351, 2307, 2337, CRIJ 1306 or 1310) Elective 3 0 0 48 3
LGLA 1355 Family Law WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
LGLA 2388 Internship - Legal Assistant/Paralegal WECM (SCH) 0 0 16 256 3
2nd Semester Totals 12 0 16 448 15
Program Totals 57 0 16 1168 60

Approved September 12, 2014

* Elective/Award Comments Section:  Note that only ONE CRIJ course can be used as an elective in this degree plan – either CRIJ 1306 or CRIJ 1310.