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Paralegal - CERT

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Contact: Patty Kolarik kolarikp@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3440
Department Chair: Cliff Moore moorec@hutchcc.edu (620)728-4408

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course id.

Total Credit Hours

This certificate requires 36 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
BU205 Business Law I 3

LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant 3

LA131 Litigation 3

LA134 Family Law 3

LA135 Wills, Estates, and Trusts 3

LA136 Legal Ethics 3

LA231 Introduction to Legal Research and Writing 3

LA235 Personal Injury and Civil Wrongs 3

LE205 Criminal Law 3

Paralegal Electives 9
Course Title Credits
BU100 Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU214 Word Processing: Microsoft Word for Windows 3.00

HR107 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

LA114 Paralegal Internship 3.00

LA132 Elder Law 3.00

LA150 Employment Law 3.00

LA230 E-discovery and Litigation 3.00

LA234 Administrative Law 3.00

LA238 Real Estate Law 3.00

LA239 Bankruptcy Law 3.00

LA240 Immigration Law 3.00

LA241 Interviews and Investigations 3.00

LA246 Advanced Legal Research and Writing 3.00

LA247 Intellectual Property 3.00


NOTE: Completion of an Associates Degree or higher is a requirement for admission into the Paralegal Certificate Program. Student must complete all courses with a C or better.
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