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Program of Study: Paralegal StudiesCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: BusinessThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: rpowell@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2023A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BGN71*BUSINESS ENGLISH3.00Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
PLS50*INTRO- PARALEGAL STUDIES3.00Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
PLS51*LEGAL RESEARCH3.00Fall 2024PLS50Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
Total Semester Units:9.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
PLS52*LEGAL WRITING3.00PLS51 AND BGN71 AND PLS50
PLS56*CIVIL LIT/DISCOVERY PROC3.00Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
CS60.1A*MS WORD, PART 11.50Summer 2024, Fall 2024YES
CS61.1A*MS EXCEL, PART 11.50Summer 2024, Fall 2024YES
Total Semester Units:9.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
PLS60 or Complete any combination.LEGAL CALENDARING1.00PLS50
Total Semester Units:1.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
PLS53*CIVIL PROC: PLEADINGS3.00Fall 2024PLS50 AND PLS51YES
PLS55*LEGAL ETHICS2.00Fall 2024PLS51 AND PLS50YES
PLS57*LEGAL PROFESSIONS1.00Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
BAD18 or Complete any combination.LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUS3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:9.00
Semester 5
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
PLS54*CIV PROC: DISCOVERY3.00PLS51 AND PLS50
RE55 or Complete any combination.LEGAL ASPECTS REAL ESTAT3.00Summer 2024YES
Total Semester Units:6.00
Recommended course sequence units total:34.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:34.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face