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Legal Assistant (Paralegal) AAS

Course Summary for Legal Assistant (Paralegal) AAS Degree

(CIP Code: 22.0301)

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 Any Elective as listed: 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
POFT 2312 or Business Correspondence & Communication WECM (SCH) 3 0 0 48 3
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 Any Elective as listed: LGLA 1353, 2303, 1351, 2307, 2337, CRIJ 1306 or 1310 Elective 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN MATHEMATICS, LIFE/PHYSICAL SCIENCES, INCLUDING AS LISTED: MATH 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1333, 1342; BIOL 1308, 1322, 2306; GEOG 1301 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X4XX or ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN MATHEMATICS, INCLUDING AS LISTED: MATH 1414, 2412, 2413 ACGM 4 0 0 64 4
XXXX X4XX or ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN LIFE/PHYSICAL SCIENCES, INCLUDING AS LISTED: ANTH 2401; BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2404, 2420 ACGM 3 3 0 96 4
XXXX X4XX or ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN LIFE/PHYSICAL SCIENCES, INCLUDING AS LISTED: CHEM 1405, 1411, 1412; GEOL 1403, 1404, 1445; PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1410, 2425 ACGM 3 3 0 96 4
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 BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN AMERICAN HISTORY, INCLUDING AS LISTED: HIST 1301, 1302, 2301 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX or ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, INCLUDING AS LISTED: ANTH 2302, 2346, 2351; ECON 2301, 2302; GEOG 1302, 1303, 2312 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX or ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, INCLUDING AS LISTED: 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 Any Elective as listed: 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
XXXX X3XX ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN LANGUAGE, PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE, INCLUDING AS LISTED: ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333; PHIL 1301, 2306 ACGM 3 0 0 48 3
XXXX X3XX or ANY BLINN COLLEGE CORE CURRICULUM COURSE IN CREATIVE ARTS, INCLUDING AS LISTED: ARCH 1301, 1302, 1311; 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 Any Elective as listed: 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 15 240 3
2nd Semester Totals 12 0 15 432 15
Program Totals 57 0 15 1152 60

Approved October 13, 2016

Effective: January 1, 2017

* 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.