This program is designed to provide the students with the basic skills and knowledge necessary in the legal secretarial field. Students are taught legal terminology, legal records, and secretarial skills. FNU awards a diploma upon completion of the program.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT (A MINIMUM OF 31 CREDITS)

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (10 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II **
    3
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4

CORE REQUIREMENTS (18 CREDITS)

Courses
Credit Hours
  • PLA 2104
    Legal Research & Writing l
    3
  • PLA 2114
    Legal Research & Writing ll
    3
  • PLA 2700
    Professional Ethics and Liability
    3
  • PLA 2303
    Criminal Law and Procedure
    3
  • PLA 2273
    Introduction to Torts
    3
  • PLA 2201
    Introduction to Civil Procedure
    3
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES ( Selection may also be from General Education/ Liberal Arts Courses or Computer Courses. ) (3 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1500
    Word Processing **
    3
  • CGS 1510
    Spreadsheet Applications
    3
  • CGS 2104
    Computers for Business
    4
  • PLA 1426
    Contracts & Business Entities
    3
  • PLA 2273
    Introduction to Torts
    3
  • PLA 2460
    Bankruptcy Law
    3
  • PLA 2600
    Fundamentals of Wills Trusts, & Estates
    3
  • PLA 2610
    Real Estate Principles, Practices, & Law
    4
  • PLA 2763
    Law Office Management
    3
  • PLA 2800
    Family Law & Practice
    3
  • PLA 2941
    Internship in Paralegal Assisting
    3
All College Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
*General Education Component (see page 106)**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
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