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									                                                                                                                     PARALEGAL
                                                                                                               Certificate of Achievement
                                                                                                                            2012-13 CATALOG
  Fresno City College
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                   This document is available online. Go to: www.fresnocitycollege.edu/counseling and select “Major Requirements”. Refer to the
                                                       FCC current catalog and addendum for the most up-to-date information.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In Progress

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Completed
 Community Legal




                                                                                                                                                                                                         Needed
   Assistance Programs                                   MAJOR CORE
                                                                                                                                                                                         UNITS
 Paralegal employment in:
   Corporations
   Banks                                                BA 20, Law & the Legal System                                                                                                         3
   Insurance Companies
                                                         BT 28, Microsoft Word I                                                                                                               2
   Law Firms
                                                         BT 29, Microsoft Word II                                                                                                              2
Some career options listed
above may require more than                              PLEGAL 1, Introduction to Paralegalism                                                                                                3
an associate degree. For                                 PLEGAL 2A, Legal Research and Writing I                                                                                               3
more career options, visit the
FCC Career Center located in                             PLEGAL 2B, Legal Research and Writing II                                                                                              3
the Student Services Building                            PLEGAL 6A, Litigation I                                                                                                               3
in the Counseling Center.
                                                         PLEGAL 6B, Litigation II                                                                                                              3
***********************                                  PLEGAL 7, Law Office Practices                                                                                                        3
It is the student’s
responsibility to officially                             PLEGAL 14, Law Office Computing                                                                                                       3
change their major, to request
                                                         PLEGAL 19, Work Experience (Cooperative), Occupational                                                                                4
a Degree/Certificate
Evaluation Progress Report,
and to apply for Graduation                             COURSE OPTIONS: Select a minimum of six (6) units from:                                                                                             6 units from:
Application for                                          PLEGAL 3                          Family Law .......................................................................................3
Degree/Certificate. These                                PLEGAL 4                          Probate ..............................................................................................3
links/forms are located under                            PLEGAL 5                          Business Organizations ....................................................................3
                                                         PLEGAL 8                          Torts/Contracts .................................................................................3
“Academic Planning” section                              PLEGAL 9                          Real Property ....................................................................................3
in WebAdvisor. You will                                  PLEGAL 10                         Criminal Law & Procedure ..............................................................3
need to know your catalog                                PLEGAL 11                         Evidence ...........................................................................................3
year and, for this major, you                            PLEGAL 12                         Bankruptcy........................................................................................3
                                                         PLEGAL 13                         Discovery and Trial Preparation.......................................................3
will need to use the following                           PLEGAL 15                         Debt Collection & Enforcement of Judgments ................................3
major code:                                              PLEGAL 16                         Environmental Law ..........................................................................3
                                                         PLEGAL 17                         Administrative Law/Workers’ Compensation .................................3
PARALEGAL (F.2550.CA)                                    PLEGAL 18                         Employment Law .............................................................................3
                                                         PLEGAL 20                         Civil Rights and Liberties.................................................................3
                                                         PLEGAL 156/BT 140                 Legal Office Administration
                                                                                                (“Legal Document Processing Effective Spring 2013) ...........3

                                                       TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS: 38 UNITS
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                                                       NOTES:
                                                               1. Some of the above courses may have prerequisites. See the catalog or schedule of classes.
                                                               2. The Certificate of Achievement requires completion of the major (38 units) with a “C” or better grade in
                                                                  each course.




The material in this publication has been prepared as carefully as possible. Fresno City College does not assume responsibility for inaccuracies or changes in the information contained herein after the date of publication.




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FCC\PARALEGAL – CA (06-20-12) RS/klr                                                                                                                                                                              (559) 442-4600

								
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