Degrees and Certificates

Legal Studies (AA)

Associate of Arts in Legal Studies Requirements

University Requirements: 8 hours/Grade of "C" or better    
MA 110 Exploring Mathematics OR  MA 116 College Algebra (3)
EN 101 Freshman Composition (3)
PE 198 Lifetime Wellness (2)

General Education Requirements: 15 hours/Grade of "D" or better           
A. Humanities: 6 hours selected from the general education curriculum to include two disciplines.
B. Natural Science: 3 hours selected from the general education curriculum  in an area other than mathematics.
C. Social Sciences: 6 hours selected from the general education curriculum  to include two disciplines.

Core Associate Degree Courses: 18 hours/Grade of “C” or better  
LG 100 Introduction to Paralegalism (3)
LG 200 Introduction to Law (3)

LG 250 Legal Research I (3)
LG 300 Legal Writing (3)
LG 305 Litigation I (3)
LG 310 Interviewing & Investigation (3)
Correlate Courses: 9 hours/Grade of “C” or better 
LG 150 Computers in the Law Office (3)
EN 208 Business & Technical Writing (3)
OA 211 Editing & Grammar (3) 

Elective Associate Degree Courses: 15 hours from the following/Grade of “C” or better   
LG 205 Corporate Law (3)
LG 210 Family Law (3)
LG 215 Property Law (3)
LG 220 Wills and Estate Administration (3)
LG 315 Legal Research II (3)
LG 320 Elder Law (3)
LG 325 Personal Injury Law (3)
LG 330 Administrative Law for Paralegals (3)
LG 345 Criminal Law and Procedure (3)
LG 350 Professional Ethics (3)
LG 355 Introduction to Contracts (3)
LG 390 Special Topics in Legal Studies (1-3)
LG 410 Bankruptcy and Collections (3)
LG 450 Internship (2-3)