An Associate of Applied Science in Legal Studies is ideal for those interested in gaining the foundational skills to become a paralegal professional. The paralegal program at Chancellor University provides students with the groundwork for a successful career in legal services by introducing them to the most critical workplace skills in the industry as well as essential field knowledge, as taught by our master instructors in the Center for Law & Justice.

Below is a list of required courses for the Associate of Arts in Legal Studies degree:

Course # Course Title (All courses 3 credit hours)
General Education
CU 101 Chancellor Student Success
  Oral, Written, Visual Communication
  Math/Data Analysis
  Social/Behavioral Sciences
  Natural/Physical Sciences
  5 Additional General Education Electives
( Economics, Social Sciences, or GIS categories.)
Business Core
MS 182 Introduction to Information Systems
PA 351 Introduction to Law for the Paralegal
PA 352 Introduction to Legal Research & Writing
PA 355 Wealth Transfer I
PA 356 Civil Trial and Appellate Practice I
PA 376 Family Law
PA 450 Computer Use in the Law
  3 Additional Paralegal Electives

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