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Paralegal Technology Programs of Study
Paralegal Technology Degree 2008 - 2009 2009 - 2010 2010 - 2011 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014
Civil Litigation Certificateclear spacer graphic   2008 - 2009 2009 - 2010 2010 - 2011 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014
Business Law Certificate 2008 - 2009 2009 - 2010 2010 - 2011 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014
Bankruptcy Law Certificate NA NA 2010 - 2011 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014

Paralegal Technology A.A.S. degree graduates are eligible to sit for the Paralegal Certification Exam offered by the NC State Bar.

                  
Paralegal Technology Degree – Day and Evening Program (printable copy)
Effective Fall Semester 2013- 20141
(A25380) Day and Evening Program
5 Semesters
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HOURS

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CLASS

LAB

CREDIT

1 - Fall Semester, 2013

ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 1

CIS 110

Introduction to Computers

2

2

3

ENG 111

Expository Writing*

3

0

3

LEX 110

Introduction to Paralegal Study

2

0

2

LEX 130

Civil Injuries

3

0

3

LEX 140

Civil Litigation I

3

0

3

LEX 160

Criminal Law and Procedure

2

2

3

LEX 210

Real Property I

3

0

3

2 - Spring Semester, 2014

ENG 112

Argument-Based Research

3

0

3

LEX 141

Civil Litigation II

2

2

3

LEX 150

Commercial Law I

2

2

3

LEX 211

Real Property II

1

4

3

LEX 220

Corporate Law

2

0

2

MAT 115

Mathematical Models*

2

2

3

3 - Summer Term, 2014

LEX 240

Family Law

3

0

3

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Humanities Elective

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3

4 - Fall Semester, 2014

ACC 115

College Accounting

3

2

4

COM 231

Public Speaking

3

0

3

LEX 120

Legal Research/Writing I

2

2

3

LEX 250

Wills, Estates, and Trusts

2

2

3

LEX 285

Workers' Compensation Law

2

0

2

5 - Spring Semester, 2015

LEX 121

Legal Research/Writing II

2

2

3

LEX 180

Case Analysis and Reasoning

1

2

2

LEX 260

Bankruptcy and Collections

3

0

3

LEX 287

CLA Review Seminar

2

0

2

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Major Elective

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2

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Social Science Elective

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3

Total Semester Hours Required for an A.A.S. Degree  
74

* ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A and RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 may be required based on placement test results

Major Elective:  Choose 2 hours from the following courses: COE 110 and COE 111, LEX 281, LEX 286

Humanities Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211

Social Science Electives:  ANT 210, ANT 220, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, GEO 112, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, POL 220,  PSY 150, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225


Civil Litigation Certificate (printable copy)
Effective Fall Semester 2013 - 20141

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CLASS LAB CREDIT

LEX 130

Civil Injuries

3 0 3

LEX 140

Civil Litigation I

3 0 3

LEX 141

Civil Litigation II

2 2 3

LEX 150

Commercial Law I

2 2 3

LEX 210

Real Property I

3 0 3
Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate 15

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A, RED 070, RED 080, or RED 090 may be required based on placement test results.

Please Note:  Only Paralegal Technology A.A.S. degree graduates are eligible to sit for the Paralegal Certification Exam offered by the NC State Bar.

1The following plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program.  Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance.  All prerequisite course requirements must also be met.  To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have a 2.0 overall grade point average.  This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program.  It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation.  If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

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