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Paralegal Studies (AA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies

Major: PRLS

Degree: AA

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences(AS)

Department: Political Science

Note: Admission to the major requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in Paralegal courses.

Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the program’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the program director.

General Education

Type Hours
General Education Requirements 34
Total 34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type Hours
General 101: A&S Orientation 1
Total 1

WR—one approved course at the 300 level or above (may be incorporated into other degree requirements)

Paralegal Studies Program

Type Hours
Paralegal Studies 101, 102, 203, 399 10
Any five of the following:
Paralegal Studies 305, 310, 320, 325, 326, 340, 350, 360, 370, 391
Paralegal Studies 390, Internship (required of students with no paralegal background) 0-3
Political Science 2011 3
Total 28-31


Type Hours
Minimum Total 63-66

1 Fulfills General Education requirement.

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