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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Legal Assistant Post-Bachelor

Certificate of Achievement

 

Curriculum Code: 0744  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

The legal assistant career is an excellent choice for students possessing a bachelor's degree, especially students with strong analytical and writing skills.  These students may select the following certificate curriculum which requires only legal assistant courses. This curriculum is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Business Department, Old Central Building, Room 210, telephone number (517) 483-1522.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  21 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

LEGL 115

Legal Assistant Career/Ethics

3

LEGL 120

Legal Research I (See Note 1)

3

LEGL 121

Legal Writing I (See Note 1)

3

LEGL 210

Litigation Procedures (See Note 1)

4

LEGL 211

Tort Law

2

LEGL 215

Busn Law I, Basic Principles

3

LEGL 225

Legal Research and Writing II

3

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  12 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  Business Law

3 Credits

LEGL 216

Busn Law II, Commercial Law

3

LEGL 217

Busn Law III, Busn Organiza

3

LEGL 220

Internat Legal Issues/Organiza

3

 

CHOICE 2:  General Law

9 Credits

LEGL 218

Litigation Specialties

3

LEGL 221

Real Estate Transaction

3

LEGL 222

Probate Law and Procedure

3

LEGL 223

Domestic Relations

3

LEGL 224

Administrative Law

3

LEGL 226

Legal Interview/Investigation

3

LEGL 227

Bankruptcy and Collections

3

LEGL 228

Computer Appl for the Law Ofc

3

LEGL 280

Legal Assistant Internship

3

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

33

 

NOTES:

 

1.

Students in this curriculum will be granted a prerequisite override to take these courses concurrently with LEGL 115. Contact the Business Careers Department, telephone number (517) 483-1522 prior to registration.

2.

Students following this curriculum must have proof of a bachelor's degree entered on their official Lansing Community College transcript before a certificate of achievement may be granted.  Students who do not possess a bachelor's degree should follow the Legal Assistant, Associate in Business Degree curriculum #0101.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

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LEGL 115

LEGL 211

 

 

LEGL 120

LEGL 225

 

 

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LEGL 210

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LEGL 215

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