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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE • 64 CREDITS • PARALGL AS
Davenport University’s American Bar Association (ABA) approved Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies program prepares students to work in a law office, government agency, or other law-related setting, through studies that focus on effective communication skills, critical thinking, litigation procedures, computer applications for the law offices, ethics and various legal specialties. The student will benefit from classes that combine legal theory with a practical focus and will receive hands-on experience performing the types of tasks typically performed by paralegals. Although paralegals play a key role in providing legal services to clients, only attorneys may accept cases, give legal advice, represent clients in court, or provide other direct legal services to clients.
***Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for the program sequence. (pdf download)
|Foundations of Business||16 cr.|
|ACCT201||Accounting Foundations I||4 cr.|
|BITS211||Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet||3 cr.|
|BITS214||Microcomputer Applications: Word Processing||3 cr.|
|BUSN210||Professional Ethics||3 cr.|
|CISP112||Applied Information Technology ||3 cr.|
|Choose nine credits from the following:||(9) cr.|
|LEGL204||Family Law||3 cr.|
|LEGL211||Criminal Law||3 cr.|
|LEGL218||Legal Writing||3 cr.|
|LEGL290||Paralegal AS Internship||3 cr.|
|LEGL300||Evidence and Criminal Procedure||3 cr.|
|LEGL303||Bankruptcy Law||3 cr.|
|LEGL305||Real Estate Law EL||3 cr.|
|LEGL308||Estate Planning and Probate Law EL||3 cr.|
|LEGL384||Comparative Legal Analysis/Study Abroad EL||3 cr.|
|LEGL385||Legal Studies Special Topics EL||1-3 cr.|
|LEGL386||Study Abroad: Special Legal Topics EL ||3 cr.|