The Diploma in Paralegal Studies program provides the foundation in the field of law necessary to obtain an entry level position as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law-related setting. Our online on on-campus classes provide an accelerated learning environment in the field of paralegal studies. Paralegal students are given a student-account with Westlaw and become efficient in performing online legal research. Earn your paralegal degree online and advance your career. Contact an ALU admissions representative today to learn how an online degree in paralegal studies can provide you with an exciting new career path for your future.
Upon successful completion of outlined courses, students will be able to:
Anticipated Student Learning Outcomes:
|Semester||Course #||Course Name||Credit Hours||Prereq.||Core/ Major||General Education||Required Elective|
|LGS100||Introduction to the Legal Profession||3||3||0||0|
|LGS110||Litigation and Trial Practice I||3||3||0||0|
|Semester Credit Hours||15||15||0||0|
|LGS208||Legal Analysis and Writing||3||LGS108||3||0||0|
|Semester Credit Hours||15||9||0||6|
|Total for Semesters 1-2||30||24||0||6|
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