2010-2011 General Catalog 
    May 30, 2023  
2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Studies, AAS (Major Code 5828)

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Offered at the SPC Reese Center

The two-year Paralegal Studies program is designed to prepare graduates to enter the legal profession with adequate knowledge of, and expertise in, the legal system and substantive and procedural law to be able to assist an attorney in the delivery of legal services. The student who completes this curriculum will be eligible to receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. Graduates of this program are also eligible to take the Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) examination given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). South Plains College is an institutional member of the American Association for Paralegal Education.

The Paralegal Studies program advisor is Joseph W. Kline, Coordinator/Professor of Paralegal Studies.

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 18

Third Semester

Total Semester Hours: 18

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Hours: 18


*Although not a requirement for this degree, students are strongly encouraged to take HUDV 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.

**Consult program advisor for proper choice of course.  MATH Electives:  MATH 1314, MATH 1324 or MATH 1332.

***LGLA Electives: LGLA 1309, LGLA 1341, LGLA 1343, LGLA 1349, LGLA 2303, LGLA 2309, LGLA 2311.  Consult program advisor for other options.

****Suggested Social/Behavioral Science Courses: GOVT 2302, HIST 1301, HIST 1302, PSYC 2301, PSYC 2314, SOCI 1301, SOCI 2301. Consult program advisor for other options.

*****Suggested Humanities/Fine Arts:  ARTS 1301, ARTS 1303, ARTS 1304, ARTS 2346, DRAM 1310, HUMA 1301, HUMA 2319, MUSI 1306.  Consult program advisor for other options. 




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