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Paralegal Technology Course Description Draft

PARALEGAL TECHNOLOGY – Associate in Applied Science Degree (A25380)

FALL SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
ENG 110 Freshman Composition
OR
ENG 111 * Writing and Inquiry
3 0 0 3
LEX 110 Introduction to Paralegal Study 2 0 0 2
LEX 130 Civil Injuries 3 0 0 3
LEX 140 Civil Litigation I 3 0 0 3
LEX 160 Criminal Law & Procedure 2 2 0 3
Total Hours for Semester 13 4 0 15
SPRING SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
ENG 112 * Writing & Research in the Disc
OR
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing
3 0 0 3
LEX 120 Legal Research/Writing I 2 2 0 3
LEX 150 Commercial Law 2 2 0 3
LEX 240 Family Law 3 0 0 3
Mathematics Elective ( MAT 110 , MAT 143 *, MAT 152 * 3-4
Total Hours for Semester 10 4 0 15 - 16
SUMMER SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
Social/Behavioral Science Elective ( ECO 251 *, ECO 252 *, HIS 111 *, HIS 112 *, HIS 131 *, HIS 132 *, POL 120 *, PSY 118 , PSY 150 *, SOC 210 *, SOC 213 **, SOC 220 **) 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER (Second Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
CJC 111 *** Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
LEX 260 Bankruptcy and Collections 3 0 0 3
LEX 270 Law Office Mgt/Technology 1 2 0 2
LEX 287 CLA Review Seminar 2 0 0 2
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ( ART 111 *, ART 114 *, ART 115 *, ENG 231 *, ENG 232 *, HUM 115 **, HUM 122 **, MUS 110 *, MUS 112 *, PHI 215 *, PHI 240 *) 3 0 0 3
Major Elective 3
Total Hours for Semester 12 2 0 16
SPRING SEMESTER (Second Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
BUS 270 Professional Development 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 ** Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
LEX 210 Real Property I 3 0 0 3
LEX 250 Wills, Estates, and Trusts 2 2 0 3
LEX 271 Law Office Writing 1 2 0 2
LEX 280 Ethics & Professionalism 2 0 0 2
Total Hours for Semester 13 6 0 16
Major Electives: (Select a minimum of 3 credits)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC 214 Victimology 3 0 0 3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 * Elementary Spanish I 3 0 0 3
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
WBL 112 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 20 2
WBL 113 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 30 3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 65-66
Curriculum Program of Study Sequence Key
* Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) Courses
** General Education Courses
*** Premajor/Elective Courses

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PARALEGAL TECHNOLOGY – Diploma (D25380)

FALL SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
ENG 110 Freshman Composition
OR
ENG 111 * Writing and Inquiry
3 0 0 3
LEX 110 Introduction to Paralegal Study 2 0 0 2
LEX 130 Civil Injuries 3 0 0 3
LEX 140 Civil Litigation I 3 0 0 3
LEX 160 Criminal Law & Procedure 2 2 0 3
LEX 287 CLA Review Seminar 2 0 0 2
Total Hours for Semester 15 2 0 16
SPRING SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
ENG 112 * Writing & Research in the Disc
OR
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing
3 0 0 3
LEX 120 Legal Research/Writing I 2 2 0 3
LEX 150 Commercial Law 2 2 0 3
LEX 210 Real Property I 3 0 0 3
LEX 240 Family Law 3 0 0 3
LEX 280 Ethics & Professionalism 2 0 0 2
Total Hours for Semester 15 4 0 17
SUMMER SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
Major Elective 3 0 0 3
MAJOR ELECTIVE LIST: (Select a minimum of 3 credits)
[Students not in CCP may select a Major Elective from the list below.]
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
CJC 214 Victimology 3 0 0 3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 * Elementary Spanish I 3 0 0 3
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
WBL 112 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 20 2
WBL 113 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 30 3
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR DIPLOMA: 36
[Note: This program is also offered as a Career and College Promise (CCP) Pathway for eligible high school students. For more information, please review the most current CCP Pathway Guide on the Vance-Granville website at www.vgcc.edu.]
Curriculum Program of Study Sequence Key
* Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) Courses

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PARALEGAL TECHNOLOGY – Certificate (C25380C)

FALL SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
LEX 110 Introduction to Paralegal Study 2 0 0 2
LEX 140 Civil Litigation I 3 0 0 3
Total Hours for Semester 5 0 0 5
SPRING SEMESTER (First Year)
CourseClassLabWork/ClinicCredits
LEX 150 Commercial Law 2 2 0 3
LEX 210 Real Property I 3 0 0 3
LEX 240 Family Law 3 0 0 3
Total Hours for Semester 8 2 0 9
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 14
[Note: This program is also offered as a Career and College Promise (CCP) Pathway for eligible high school students. For more information, please review the most current CCP Pathway Guide on the Vance-Granville website at www.vgcc.edu.]

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