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Total Credit Hours: 60

Courses

GENERAL COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110

COMPOSITION I

3

COMM 110

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY

3

SOCIAL SCIENCE *

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

LABORATORY SCIENCE ***

*see Applied Science Degree Options

4

BUS 120

or

MATHEMATICS ****

BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

or

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS **

*see Applied Science Degree Options

3

PROGRAM COURSES

titles

Credit Hours

CRJ 225

CRIMINAL LAW

3

CRJ 230

COURT PROCEDURES AND EVIDENCE

3

PRLGL 110

INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGAL

3

PRLGL 112

LEGAL RESEARCH I

3

PRLGL 113

LEGAL RESEARCH II

3

PRLGL 114

FAMILY LAW

3

PRLGL 115

WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

3

PRLGL 116

CIVIL LITIGATION

3

PRLGL 117

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

3

PRLGL 118

LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT

3

PRLGL 120

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR PARALEGALS

2

PRLGL 215

BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND PRACTICE

3

PRLGL 260

PARALEGAL INTERNSHIP

3

ELECTIVE COURSES

titles

CREDIT HOURS

APPROVED ELECTIVE *****

3

* POLSC 115, 119 or PSY 110 are recommended; see specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** PHIL 111 is recommended; see specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
*** BIOL 111 or 140 are recommended; see specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
**** MATH 110 or above; see specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
***** Other PRLGL, CRJ, or law related courses recommended; meet with your advisor for appropriate selection.

Recommended Course Sequence

semester

courses

1st Semester

ENGL 110; BUS 120 or Mathematics; Social Science; COMM 110

2nd Semester

PRLGL 110; PRLGL 112; Humanities/Fine Arts; Laboratory Science

Summer Semester

CRJ 225; PRLGL 120

3rd Semester

PRLGL 113; PRLGL 116; PRLGL 117; PRLGL 215

4th Semester

CRJ 230; PRLGL 115; PRLGL 260; PRLGL 114; PRLGL 118

Department Contact Information

Business, Legal, and Information Systems
East Peoria Campus, Technology Center, Room 205
(309) 694-5558