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Paralegal Studies

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A major of 36 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (24 units):

BUS 110 Contract Law 3 units
CWE 149 Cooperative Work Experience 2 units
PLGL 101 Intro to Paralegal Studies 3 units
PLGL 102 Criminal Law and Procedure 3 units
PLGL 103 Civil Litigation 3 units
PLGL 104 Legal Research and Writing 3 units
PLGL 105 Legal Analysis and Writing 3 units
PLGL 106 Case Management 3 units
PLGL 107 Ethics for Paralegals 1 units
  Plus a minimum of 12 units selected from the following:  
CBOT 305 Legal Office Procedures 3 units
PLGL 108 Wills and Trusts 3 units
PLGL 109 Family Law 3 units
PLGL 110 Intellectual Property Law 3 units
PLGL 112 Corporations, Partnership, LLC 3 units
PLGL 111 Tort Law for Paralegals 3 units
RE 302 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3 units

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