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Paralegal - CERT B

A Certificate is outlined coursework that is designed to prepare a student to head out into the workforce in a short timeframe or for career advancement. This certificate totals 36 credit hours. Consult with an advisor for more information. Click on hyperlink to reveal a full list of courses. If you are interested in honors course options, please visit the HutchCC Honors Program (www.hutchcc.edu/honors) for further information.

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(T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses ) are Systemwide Transfer Courses
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Required Courses


Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Notes

BU205
Business Law I T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

LA130
Law and the Legal Assistant
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

LA131
Litigation
3.00
Fall
Fall

LA134
Family Law
3.00
Spring
Spring

LA135
Wills, Estates, and Trusts
3.00
Spring
Spring

LA136
Legal Ethics
3.00
Fall
Fall

LA231
Introduction to Legal Research and Writing
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

LA235
Personal Injury and Civil Wrongs
3.00
Spring
Spring

LA238
Real Estate Law
3.00
Fall
Fall

LE205
Criminal Law T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
3.00
Fall
Fall

Electives


  • Paralegal Electives
    Credit Hours : 6.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • BU100
      Small Business Accounting
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • BU214
      Word Processing: Microsoft Word for Windows
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • HR107
      Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • IS104
      Microcomputer Applications T arrow image indicates these are Systemwide Transfer Courses
      3.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • LA114
      Paralegal Internship
      3.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring

    • LA132
      Elder Law
      3.00
      Summer
      Summer

    • LA150
      Employment Law
      3.00

    • LA230
      E-discovery and Litigation
      3.00

    • LA234
      Administrative Law
      3.00
      Summer
      Summer

    • LA239
      Bankruptcy Law
      3.00

    • LA240
      Immigration Law
      3.00

    • LA241
      Interviews and Investigations
      3.00
      Fall
      Fall

    • LA246
      Advanced Legal Research and Writing
      3.00

    • LA247
      Intellectual Property
      3.00
      Spring
      Spring


Total Credit Hours
36.00
Program Notes:

NOTE: Completion of an Associates Degree or higher is a requirement for admission into the Paralegal Certificate Program.

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