Starting Fall Semester 2021 – A.S. Degree

Paralegal Associate Degree Plan

Course Offerings and Strongly Recommended Schedule for Paralegal Program Students Who Plan to Start Fall Semester

Students must assess into ENG 1108 in order to take PA 1102 – Introduction to Law and Contracts and PA 1105 – Criminal Justice System. It is strongly recommended that students take Eng 1108 concurrently with PA 1102 – Introduction to Law and Contracts and PA 1105 – Criminal Justice System, and a mixture of 1/2 paralegal and 1/2 liberal arts courses each semester.

Paralegal required courses are available during the evening. All courses are held on campus or by synchronous Zoom at Inver Hills or asynchronous online. Hybrid live classes meet live every other week.

Fall Semester, 2021

PA 1102 Introduction to Law and Contracts – 4 credits
Prereq: Assess into ENG 1108
PA 1105 Criminal Justice System
– 2 credits
Prereq: Assess into ENG 1108

Spring Semester, 2022

PA 1103 UCC and Business Organizations  – 4 credits
Prereq: PA 1102
PA 2201 Family Law  – 3 credits
Prereq: PA 1102

Summer Session, 2022

PA 2202 Litigation and Trial Practice  – 3 credits
Prereq: PA 1102

Fall Semester, 2022

PA 2205 Real Estate Law  – 3 credits
Prereq: PA 1102
PA 2220 Legal Research
  – 3 credits
Prereq: PA 1102

Spring Semester, 2023

PA 2204 Probate  – 3 credits
Prereq: PA 1102
PA 2222 Legal Writing and Analysis – 3 credits
Prereq: ENG 1108 & PA 1102 & PA 2220

Summer Session, 2023

PA 2289* Paralegal Internship – 2 credits

*Students are to obtain the program director’s written approval one semester in advance of registration for Paralegal Internship by attending the required internship meetings. Check the Paralegal Events page for dates and times.

It is recommended that PA 2289 (Paralegal Internship) be taken after all Paralegal Program specialty classes are completed. However, PA 2289 may be taken concurrently with other paralegal specialty classes if the program director concurs.