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  Jul 25, 2017
2014-2015 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 Dr. Joseph W. Kline, coordinator/professor of paralegal studies.

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 18

Total Semester Hours: 18

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Hours: 18


*Although not a requirement for this degree, students are strongly encouraged to take EDUC 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.
** CTE related course that may be articulated with high school.
***Consult program advisor for proper choice of course.  MATH Options:  MATH 1314, MATH 1324, MATH 1332.
****LGLA Electives: LGLA 1309, LGLA 1341, LGLA 1343, LGLA 1349, LGLA 2303, LGLA 2309, LGLA 2311, LGLA 2337.  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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