2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Paralegal Technology, TC

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The Technical Certificate in Paralegal Technology is designed to provide an understanding of the law and the practical skills needed to assist attorneys in the responsibilities of a law firm, including research, investigation, document preparation, and writing. Instruction includes principles and practical experience in word processing, legal writing, ethical legal practice, professional responsibility, and organizing legal ideas and factual materials.

ACTS Course Numbers
The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements
-This degree requires successful completionof 30 credit hours.
-A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade-point average required for graduation.

Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Career Opportunities
Paralegal, Legal Assistant

Semester One

Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BUS 1403  Microcomputer Applications 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  PLG 1013   Introduction to Law 3    
  PLG 1103   Legal Research & Writing I 3    
  POLS 1310   American National Government 3    


Semester Two

Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    
  MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning 3    
  PLG 1203  Legal Research & Writing II 3    
  PLG 1302  Torts 3    
  PLG 2803  Law Office Management with Computer Support 3    


Total 30 Credit Hours

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