LEGAL STUDIES: ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE [CAREER PROGRAM]

Academic Plan Code: BUSOC 0156
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP): 22.0302
*Financial Aid Eligible Program*

Total Credit Hours: 60

GENERAL COURSES

TITLES

Credit Hours

ENGL 110

COMPOSITION I

3

COMM 110

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY

3

SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES *

*see ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS [CAREER]

3

LABORATORY SCIENCE ***

*see ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS [CAREER]

4

BUS 120

or

MATHEMATICS ****

BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

or

*see ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS [CAREER]

3

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS **

*see ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS [CAREER]

3

PROGRAM COURSES

titles

Credit Hours

CRJ 225

CRIMINAL LAW

3

CRJ 230

COURT PROCEDURES AND EVIDENCE

3

LEGAL 110

INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL STUDIES

3

LEGAL 112

LEGAL RESEARCH I

3

LEGAL 113

LEGAL RESEARCH II

3

LEGAL 114

FAMILY LAW

3

LEGAL 115

WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

3

LEGAL 116

CIVIL LITIGATION

3

LEGAL 117

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

3

LEGAL 118

LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT

3

LEGAL 120

LEGAL MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

2

LEGAL 215

BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND PRACTICE

3

LEGAL 260

LEGAL ASSISTANT 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 LEGAL, 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 & Behavioral Sciences; COMM 110

2nd Semester

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

Summer Semester

CRJ 225; LEGAL 120

3rd Semester

LEGAL 113; LEGAL 116; LEGAL 117; LEGAL 215; Approved Elective

4th Semester

CRJ 230; LEGAL 115; LEGAL 260; LEGAL 114; LEGAL 118

Department Contact Information

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East Peoria Campus, Technology Center, Room 205
(309) 694-5558