Paralegal, A.A.S.

Calhoun’s A.A.S. Degree in Paralegal Studies can provide you with the skills you need to begin or advance your career in the legal community.  From criminal jury trials to high-powered real estate closings, paralegals, or “legal assistants,” provide lawyers invaluable assistance in a wide variety of legal settings.  Our Paralegal coursework covers the skills and areas of law that are in demand by local law firms.  All Calhoun Paralegal courses are taught by licensed, practicing attorneys.

 

NOTES:

  • ENG 101 must be completed with a grade of C or higher prior to enrollment in PRL 102.
  • PRL 101 and PRL 102 must be completed with a grade of C or higher prior to enrollment in any other PRL course.  Students are encouraged to take PRL 101 and PRL 102 in the same semester.

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, unless specifically authorized by law.

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE REQUIREMENTS

Item #
Title
Credits
MTH 110 or higher (excluding MTH 116)  +
3 - 4
Sub-Total Credits
25-26

MAJOR COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Item #
Title
Credits
PRL Electives (PRL 150, 192, 193, 250, 291)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
39
Total credits:
64-65

Overview

Program

Program Code

AAS-BSAD-PRL

Type

A.A.S.