Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Suggested Course Order

Paralegal Technology Diploma ABA Approved (D25380) 

SEMESTER I 
LEX 110 Introduction to Paralegal Study 2 0 2
LEX 120 Legal Research /Writing I 2 2 3
LEX 140 Civil Litigation I 3 0 3
OST 131 Keyboarding 1 2 2
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
LEX Major Elective-see note 2 
Total: 15-16 (depending upon elective chosen)

SEMESTER II
LEX 121 Legal Research/Writing II (2-2-3)
LEX 280 Ethics and Professionalism (2-0-2)
LEX 141 Civil Litigation II (3-0-3)
LEX 150 Commercial Law (2-2-3)
LEX 210 Real Property I (3-0-3)
COM 231 Public Speaking**(3-0-3)
Total: 17

SUMMER SEMESTER I 
OST 136 Word Processing 1 2 2
LEX Major Elective-see note 2 
Social/Behavioral Science-see note 1  3 0 3
Total: 7-8 (depending upon elective chosen)

Total Required Credits: 41

Note 1- See college catalog for Social/Behavioral Science course options

Note 2- Major Electives. Students must complete 5 credit hours; choose from the following list:
LEX 130 Civil Injuries (3-0-3) (Spring)
LEX 160 Criminal Law (2-2-3) (Spring and/or Summer)
LEX 170 Administrative Law (2-0-2) (Fall and/or Summer)
LEX 180 Case Analysis & Reasoning (1-2-2)
LEX 192 Selected Topics in Paralegal (2-0-2)
LEX 193 Selected Topics in Paralegal II (3-0-3)
LEX 211 Real Property II (1-4-3) (Spring)
LEX 220 Corporate Law (2-0-2) (Spring and/or Summer)
LEX 240 Family Law (3-0-3) (Spring)
LEX 250 Wills, Estates and Trusts (2-2-3)
LEX 260 Bankruptcy & Collections (3-0-3) (Spring and/or Summer)
LEX 270 (Law Office Technology) (1-2-2) (Spring)
LEX 281 Intellectual Property

 
LEX 285 Workers’ Compensation Law (2-0-2) (Fall and/or Summer)
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I (0-10-1) or COE 112 (Co-op Work Experience I) (0-20-2)
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II (0-10-1) or COE 122 (Co-op Work Experience II) (0-20-2) 
 

Note: Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.