Catalog 2021-2022

Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies Post Baccalaureate (Major Code PS71)

Credential: Technical Certificate of Credit
Campus Location: Athens

Curriculum Outline

Paralegal Studies Required Courses

PARA 1100Introduction to Law and Ethics

3

PARA 1105Legal Research and Legal Writing I

3

PARA 1110Legal Research and Legal Writing II

3

PARA 1115Family Law

3

PARA 1120Real Estate Law

3

PARA 1125Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

3

PARA 1130Civil Litigation

3

PARA 1150Contracts, Commercial Law, and Business Organizations

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Electives

Students must choose six credit hours for the courses below:
PARA 1135Wills, Trusts, Probate, and Administration

3

PARA 1140Tort Law

3

PARA 1200Bankruptcy/Debtor-Creditor Relations

3

PARA 1205Constitutional Law

3

PARA 1210Legal and Policy Issues in Healthcare

3

PARA 1215Administrative Law

3

PARA 2210Paralegal Internship I

6

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 30

The director of registration and records will only consider for transfer credit those Paralegal Studies major courses taken at ABA-approved schools.

Students must complete a minimum 12 semester credit hours of required Paralegal Studies Paralegal Studies courses category at Athens Technical College.