2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSN CA Paralegal Studies Map


AREA OF STUDY (AOS): Business

JOB/EMPLOYMENT INFO: www.csn.edu/businessarea

CSN SCHOOL: Business, Hospitality & Public Service

CSN DEPARTMENT: Department of Business Administration


WHO SHOULD USE THIS ACADEMIC MAP

This academic map should be used by CSN students who are completing the Paralegal Studies, CA.

 

HOW THIS ACADEMIC MAP IS SET UP

The academic map is set up to show students the ideal path to completing the certificate in two (2) semesters.  Students who cannot take the map’s recommended number of credits each semester will take longer to complete the degree, graduate and transfer.

 

CSN CA PARALEGAL STUDIES: DESCRIPTION

The Certificate of Achievement in Paralegal Studies is designed for students who hold an associate or baccalaureate degree. It is a program of study which qualifies its graduates to be employed in law and business related occupations, including private law firms, corporate departments and government entities. Substantive law is combined with thorough preparation in legal procedures, research methodology and practical knowledge. The Paralegal Studies Program provides the foundation for students to think critically and act ethically in accordance with the local and national rules of professional conduct. Graduates of this program will be prepared to perform high quality legal work under the direction of an attorney. The program encourages graduates to continue educational pursuits and seek community service opportunities.


 

Semester #1 (12 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Communication (General Education) - Credits 3-5:
  • ​See a counselor or advisor for course selection.

  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
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Semester #2 (13 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
  • ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Semester #3 (7 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • APPLY FOR GRADUATION by the deadline. Click www.csn.edu/graduation for more information on applying for graduation.

    Recommended Courses