36 credit hours    
     
Pre-Entrance Requirements
Admission to the college or the degree program does not guarantee admission to the Paralegal General Certificate Program.  Prior to admission to the certificate program, students must provide official documentation showing that they have earned a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Arts for Teaching degree to demonstrate that they have met the American Bar Association requirements of having successfully developed critical reasoning, writing skills, and oral communication skills by completing at least eighteen semester credits of general education courses.
 
First Semester    
LGLA 1303 Legal Research
LGLA 1307 Introduction to Law and the Legal Professions
LGLA 1345 Civil Litigation
LGLA 2333 Advanced Legal Document Preparation
       
Second Semester    
LGLA 1370 Introduction to Legal Conventions
LGLA 2303 Torts and Personal Injury Law
LAW ELECTIVE *     
LAW ELECTIVE *    
       
Third Semester     
LGLA 1305 Legal Writing  (moved from 2nd sem)
LGLA 1351 Contracts 
LGLA 2311 Business Organizations
LGLA 2339 Certified Paralegal Exam Review (Capstone)  1
       
1. Students should contact the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) for current exam  eligibility requirements.
       
* Law Electives (6 credit hours) 
LGLA 1323, LGLA 1343, LGLA 1344, LGLA 1353, LGLA 1355, LGLA 1380, LGLA 2307, LGLA 2309, LGLA 2313, or LGLA 2323
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