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Legal Studies – Paralegal Accelerated Certificate (LSACC)

Award: Certificate of achievement

Program location: South Omaha Campus

This certificate has special admission requirements. Students must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized college or university to participate in this certificate option.

Graduation Requirements

Major requirements

39.5

Elective requirements

27.0

Total credit hours required

66.5

Major requirements for Paralegal Accelerated Certificate (39.5 credit hrs.)

Courses

BSAD 1100Business Law IONLINE

4.5

LAWS 1100The Paralegal Profession

4.5

LAWS 1101Introduction to Law

4.5

LAWS 1110Litigation

4.5

LAWS 1111Microsoft Word for the Law OfficeONLINE

4.5

LAWS 1230Legal Research and Writing I

4.5

LAWS 2240Legal Research and Writing II

4.5

LAWS 2981Internship I

4.0

LAWS 2982Internship II

4.0

Elective requirements for Paralegal Accelerated Certificate (27.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

Select 27.0 credit hours from the following:

BSAD 1110Business Law IIONLINE

4.5

OR

REES 1100Real Estate LawONLINE

4.5

LAWS 2320Torts

4.5

LAWS 2322Family Law

4.5

LAWS 2323Employment Law

4.5

LAWS 2324Criminal Law and Procedures

4.5

LAWS 2325Bankruptcy, Credit, and Collections Law

4.5

LAWS 2326Evidence and Discovery

4.5

LAWS 2327Immigration Law

4.5

LAWS 2420Estate Administration

4.5

LAWS 2421Insurance Law

4.5

LAWS 2422Law of Corporations

4.5

Curriculum Guide

Below is a suggested guide for students planning to complete the Legal Studies – Paralegal Accelerated Certificate after one year of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

LAWS 1100The Paralegal Profession

4.5

LAWS 1101Introduction to Law

4.5

LAWS 1111Microsoft Word for the Law OfficeONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second quarter

BSAD 1100Business Law IONLINE

4.5

Elective

4.5

LAWS 1110Litigation

4.5

LAWS 1230Legal Research and Writing I

4.5

Total Credit Hours:18.0

Third quarter

Elective

4.5

Elective

4.5

LAWS 2240Legal Research and Writing II

4.5

LAWS 2981Internship I

4.0

Total Credit Hours:17.5

Fourth quarter

Elective

4.5

Elective

4.5

LAWS 2982Internship II

4.0

Total Credit Hours:13.0