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Paralegal Technology - Legal Assistant - AAS

Available on Campus Campus

The Paralegal Technology program prepares individuals to perform research, drafting, investigation, record-keeping and related administrative functions under the supervision of an attorney or court or business. The program includes instruction in legal research, document drafting, law office procedures, pleadings, courthouse procedures, and legal specialization.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
LGLA 1303 Legal Research 3
LGLA 1344 Texas Civil Litigation 3
LGLA 2307 Law Office Management 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
15
Semester 2
LGLA 1305 Legal Writing 3
LGLA 1345 Civil Litigation 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
XXXX #3## Paralegal Technology Elective 3
LGLA 1380 Cooperative Education - Legal Assistant/Paralegal 3
15
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
LGLA 1351 Contracts 3
LGLA 2309 Real Property 3
LGLA 2381 Cooperative Education - Legal Assistant/Paralegal (Capstone) 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
15
Semester 2
LGLA 1353 Wills, Trusts and Probate Administration 3
LGLA 2303 Torts and Personal Injury Law 3
XXXX #3## Paralegal Technology Elective 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government OR
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
XXXX #3## Math/Natural Science Elective 3
15
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

1. Paralegal technology electives: LGLA 1355, 1370, 2311, 2313, 2315; MDCA 1313; or POFI 1301 .

2. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.