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									                                                                                                                                  2011 – 2012
STUDENT NAME_______________________________________________________________ DATE__________________


                  Paralegal Studies – Business Option A. A.S. at AACC to
                                B.S. IN LEG AL STUDIES AT UM UC
  This worksheet is designed to help you plan and track your progress toward your degrees. For full course descriptions,
  please refer to the current undergraduate Catalog.

  Courses taken at Anne Arundel Community College                                                                                   UMUC
  Changes in recommended courses may affect other elements of the degree plan. Lower level equivalents of UMUC                      Equivalent
  upper level courses fulfill content requirements but not upper-level minimum credit requirements                                  Course


  UMUC GenEd Requirement        GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (GenEd) (21-22 credits)

  English Writing GenEd         ENG 111 Composition and Introduction to Literature 1 (3) or ENG 115, ENG 121                        ENGL 102
                                (Students who choose to complete ENG 121 may not take ENG 111 or 112).

  WRTG 101 Writing GenEd        ENG 112 Composition and Introduction to Literature 2 (3) or ENG 116, ENG 121                        WRTG 101
                                (Students who choose to complete ENG 121 may not take ENG 111 or 112).

                                MAT 131 or MAT 133 (3) Recommended MAT                                                              MATH 107 or
  Mathematics GenEd
                                                                                                                                    MATH 106
  Speech/writing GenEd          COM 111 Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3) or COM 116                                           SPCH 100
  Biological and physical       BIO 107, BIO 108, or BIO 230 (3-4)
  science GenEd
  First social and behavioral   PSY 111 or SOC 111 (3) SOC 111 meets AACC diversity requirement
  sciences GenEd

                                ART 209, ART 210, ART 219, ART 220, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 214, or HIS 217
  First arts and humanities
  GenEd                         (3) Approval of advisor required. Recommended elective for arts and humanities GER. HIS 214
                                and HIS 217 fulfill AACC’s diversity requirement. All options fulfill UMUC historic requirement

  EMERGING ISSUES (7 credits)

  CSI 112 Computing and Information Technology (4) Recommended computer technology. First computing GenEd at                        IFSM 201
  UMUC

  Health/fitness/wellness (3)
  PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (37 credits)

   LGS 111 Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3) Required foundation course for major and prerequisite to later LGST courses        LGST 101

  LGS 253 Business Law 1 (3)                                                                                                        BMGT 380

   LGS 143 Legal Research and Writing (3) Required foundation course for major and prerequisite to later LGST courses               LGST 200

  LGS 254 Business Law 2 (3)                                                                                                        BMGT 381

  Paralegal studies elective (3) Choose from LGS 138, 165, 170, 200, 205, 220, 230, 235, 236, 260, 271, 275

   LGS 144 Advanced Legal Research and Writing (4) Required foundation course for major                                             LGST 201

  Paralegal studies elective (3) Choose from LGS 138, 165, 170, 200, 205, 220, 230, 235, 236, 260, 271, 275

  Paralegal studies elective (3) Choose from LGS 138, 165, 170, 200, 205, 220, 230, 235, 236, 260, 271, 275

  LGS 112 Law Office Practice and Technology (3)

   LGS 171 Tort Law (3) Substantive and procedural foundation course for major                                                      LGST 312

   LGS 210 Legal Ethics (3) Required foundation course for major                                                                    LGST 204

  Paralegal studies elective (3) Choose from LGS 138, 165, 170, 200, 205, 220, 230, 235, 236, 260, 271, or 275

  Credits transferred: 65-66 credits

 Required courses for UMUC major                                                        AACC Paralegal Studies – Business option A.A.S. to LGST, p. 1
 SEQUENCE at UMUC
 Courses are listed in the order in which students should take them.                                                                                  NOTES
 Changes in courses and order may affect other elements of the degree plan.

 ADDITIONAL REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES FOR DEGREE (10 credits) If requirement is completed in
 degree at community college, these credits may be used for electives

 Biological and physical             BIOL 103 or BIOL 101 /102 (both) (4) Or other biological/physical science GenEd course
 sciences with lab GenEd             with related lab

 Second arts and
 humanities GenEd
                                     PHIL 315 or HUMN 351 (3) Or other upper-level arts/humanities from a second discipline                                          UL

 Second social and
 behavioral sciences                 ANTH 344 (3) Or other upper-level social and behavioral sciences GenEd from a second                                            UL
 GenEd                               discipline

 EMERGING ISSUES (4 credits)

 LIBS 150 (1) Required GenEd course

 IFSM 304 (3) Or other second computing GenEd course                                                                                                                 UL

 ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR AND DEGREE (18 credits)

 WRTG 394 (3) Or other upper-level advanced writing GenEd course                                                                                                     UL

    LGST 300 (3) Required gateway skills course for major                                                                                                           UL

    LGST 301 (3) Required gateway skills course for major                                                                                                           UL

    LGST 320 (3) Or other substantive and procedural foundation course for major                                                                                    UL

    LGST 325 (3) Or other substantive and procedural foundation course for major                                                                                    UL

    LGST 450 (3) Or other substantive law course for major (LGST 315, 316, 327, 335, 343, 350, 411, 415, 420, 442, or three 1-                                      UL
      credit LGST courses.)

 LEGAL STUDIES SENIOR EXPERIENCE COURSE (3 credits)

   LGST 425 (for those going onto law school), LGST 460 (for those managing a law office), LGST 470 (for those managing
                                                                                                                                                                     UL
 a courtroom), or LGST 486A (for those working in the field) (3)

 MINOR OR ELECTIVES (15 credits, at least 12 credits upper-level for minor)

 See requirements of individual minor. Note minimum requirements for upper-level coursework.                                                                         UL

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 ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES (4-5 credits)

 Choose any courses to meet 120 credits for degree. Note minimum requirements for upper-level                                                                        UL
 coursework.


 TOTAL: 120 CREDITS
 CHECKLIST FOR FULFILLMENT OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS See catalog for overview of all requirements.
        30 credits at UMUC, including at least half of the major and minor and 15           All General Education Requirements.
         upper level credits.                                                                Grade of C or better in all courses for the major and minor.
        45 upper-level credits, including half the credit for the major and the minor.      Overall GPA of at least 2.0.
        All required courses and minimum number of credits for major and minor.             At least half the credit for the major earned through graded coursework.
        Prerequisites for major and minor courses, if needed.
                                                                                             Total 120 credits.
 NOTES:



 Required courses for UMUC major                                                                AACC Paralegal Studies – Business option A.A.S. to LGST, p. 2

								
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