Paralegal ATC Curriculum

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

Advanced Technical Certificate Program - 21 Credits

Required Courses (All)
PLA 1003 Introduction to the Paralegal Profession 3 cr.
PLA 1103 Writing and Research I 3 cr.
PLA 1271 Tort Law 3 cr.
PLA 2114 Writing and Research II 3 cr.

Electives 3 courses (9 credits) required
PLA 1203 Civil Procedures 3 cr.
PLA 1433 Business Organizations 3 cr.
PLA 1600 Administering Wills/Trusts/Probate 3 cr.
PLA 1611 Real Estate Law/Property Transactions I 3 cr.
†PLA 1700 Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility 3 cr.
PLA 2303 Criminal Litigation 3 cr.
PLA 2421 Contract Law 3 cr,
PLA 2460 Bankruptcy Law 3 cr.
PLA 2800 Family Law 3 cr.

Suggested Path:

Semester 1 (12 credits)
PLA 1003 Introduction to the Paralegal Profession 3 cr.
PLA 1104 Writing and Research I 3 cr.
PLA 1271 Tort Law 3 cr.
PLA Elective #1

Semester 2 (9 credits)
PLA 2114 Writing and Research II 3 cr.
PLA Elective #2
PLA Elective #3

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