2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81 
    
    Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81

Legal Assistant (Paralegal), AAS


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(CIP Code: 22.0301)

A Legal Assistant (Paralegal) performs legal research, assists in gathering facts, prepares documents, and does general administrative work at the direction and under the supervision of a lawyer. The skills of the Legal Assistant are such that the work performed would otherwise have to be accomplished by a licensed attorney. Graduates of this Program are prepared to assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services, and employment positions may be found in private law firms, courts, corporations and businesses, insurance companies, governmental offices, administrative offices, and banks-trust departments.

More information is available online through the Legal Assistant Program website. Applied Sciences award plans.

1st Year


1st Semester: 15 Credit Hours


2nd Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Blinn College Core Curriculum Course: 3-4 Credits


Any Blinn College core curriculum course in Mathematics, Life/Physical Sciences, including as listed:

2nd Year


Blinn College Core Curriculum Course: 3 Credit Hours


Any Blinn College core curriculum course in American History or Social and Behavioral Sciences, including as listed:

2nd Semester: 15 Credit Hours


Program Totals: 60 Credit Hours


* Elective/Award Comments Section: Note that only ONE CRIJ course can be used as an elective in this degree plan – either CRIJ 1306  or CRIJ 1310 .

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