AS in Legal Studies

Degree Plan

Core Curriculum – 46 hours

Christian Literacy-12 hours

  • BI 1315 Biblical Worldview I – 3 hours
  • BI 1316 Biblical Worldview II – 3 hours
  • BI 2318 Understanding the Bible – 3 hours
  • BI 2319 Christian Ethics – 3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy-9 hours

  • HU 2315 Western Tradition I – 3 hours
  • HU 2325 Western Tradition II – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Heritage – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 7 hours

Mathematics-3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher-3 hours

Natural Science – 4 hours

BIO 2320 Man and His Environment – 3 hours
BIO 2120 Lab – 1 hour

Information and Communication Literacy – 12 hours

Composition and Literature – 6 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours

Technology (one course from the following list) – 3 hours

  • CSIS 1301 Intro to Computer Information Sciences
  • CS 1305 Computer Programming I

Personal – 3 hours

PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours

Social Science – 3 hours

LS 1300 Introduction to Paralegalism I – 3 hours

Major Field Requirements – 16 hours

  • LS 1310 Introduction to Legal Research & Writing – 3 hours
  • LS 1320 Law Office Management – 3 hours
  • LS 2190 Paralegal Portfolio – 1 hours
  • LS 2340 Civil Procedure – 3 hours
  • LS 2370 Tort Law – 3 hours
  • LS 3341 Evidence for Paralegals – 3 hours

Electives (four courses from the following list) – 12 hours

  • LS 2310 Family Law
  • LS 2320 Real Property Law
  • LS 2330 Probate, Wills, Estates and Trust
  • LS 2346 Criminal Law and Procedure
  • LS 2350 Directed Study (CLA Exam)
  • LS 2360 Legal Studies Internship
  • LS 2380 Business Organizations

Total Hours – 74 hours