A.A.S., Paralegal Studies

  1. Complete WRTG F111X with a grade of C or better prior to admission to the program.

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
JUST F110XIntroduction to Justice3
or PS F101X Introduction to American Government and Politics
PLS F102Introduction to Paralegal Studies3
PLS F105Ethics for Paralegals3
PLS F201Practical Paralegal Skills3
PLS F210Civil Procedure3
PLS F240Family Law3
PLS F260Legal Technology3
PLS F270Constitutional Law for Paralegals3
PLS F280Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals3
PLS F285Advanced Legal Writing3
PLS F299Paralegal Studies Internship3
Complete four from the following:12
Torts
Criminal Law for Paralegals
Contracts/Real Property
Employment and Administrative Law
Probate Law
Business Organizations

Note: Students interested in the paralegal studies degree should consult the program coordinator before enrolling in paralegal courses. Transfer credits for paralegal courses completed at other institutions are subject to approval by the program coordinator. No more than 15 credit hours of paralegal courses completed at other institutions will be applied toward completion of the A.A.S. degree in paralegal studies at UAF.