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NOVA ADVISING SHEET

PARALEGAL STUDIES Code: 2600 Catalog Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Applied Science Degree   Offered through AL
  Courses Credits
Prerequisites
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
Total 3
Two Years
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3
5___ Approved Elective 3
5___ Approved Elective 2
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts 3
LGL 110 Intro to Law & the Legal Assistant 3
LGL 115 Real Estate Law 3
LGL 117 Family Law 3
LGL 125 Legal Research 3
LGL 126 Legal Writing 3
LGL 215 Torts 3
LGL 217 Trial Practice & the Law of Evidence 3
LGL 218 Criminal Law 3
LGL 225 Estate Planning & Probate 3
LGL 230 Legal Transactions 3
LGL 235 Legal Aspects of Business Organizations 3
4MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I 3
1PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
1PED/RPK Elective 1
2PHI 115 Practical Reasoning 3
6PSY 201 Intro to Psychology I or 3
  SOC 201  Intro to Sociology I  
6PSY 202 Intro to Psychology II or 3
  SOC 202  Intro to Sociology II  
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 62
Total credits for the Paralegal Studies A.A.S.=65 (includes 3 prerequisite credits)

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 May substitute a humanities/fine arts elective selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Humanities/fine arts course may be substituted after consultation with an academic advisor and should be selected to further a student’s career and educational goals.

3 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 May substitute any higher-level MTH course or a science course (BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY).

5 Elective courses should be selected after consultation with a counselor or academic advisor, and should be chosen to further a student’s career and educational goals.

6 May substitute a social science elective selected from the social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.

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