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Paralegal Studies

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A major of 36 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (24 units):

BUS 110 Contract Law 3 units
CWE 149 Cooperative Work Experience 2 units
PLGL 101 Intro to Paralegal Studies 3 units
PLGL 102 Criminal Law and Procedure 3 units
PLGL 103 Civil Litigation 3 units
PLGL 104 Legal Research and Writing 3 units
PLGL 105 Legal Analysis and Writing 3 units
PLGL 106 Case Management 3 units
PLGL 107 Ethics for Paralegals 1 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 12 units selected from the following:  
CBOT 305 Legal Office Procedures 3 units
PLGL 108 Wills and Trusts 3 units
PLGL 109 Family Law 3 units
PLGL 110 Intellectual Property Law 3 units
PLGL 112 Corporations, Partnership, LLC 3 units
PLGL 111 Tort Law for Paralegals 3 units
RE 302 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3 units

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Rie Walden
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I moved to the United States in 2012. My English was very limited, so I decided to enroll in noncredit ESL courses in the summer of that same year. By fall of 2013 after hard work and dedication, I was ready to transition to credit ESL. The sooner I started credit ESL the better, but as a new California resident the tuition was more expensive since I had to pay out of state tuition, so I decided to wait for a year to attend credit class at AHC. AHC has great student support programs that I utilized; for example, AIM, EOPS, CAN/TRIO, and the Tutorial Center. I recommend everyone to take advantage of these services and to ask for help from your instructors when needed.

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