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    Tulsa Community College
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog 
  
2017-2018 College Catalog

Degree Map: Paralegal AAS


The degree map below is an example of how a full-time student can complete this degree in two years.  You should see an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To earn the Associate in Applied Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 (‘C’) as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion. 

First Semester (Fall)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications   3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
General Education Elective.  See the Paralegal AAS degree requirements  for more information. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester (Spring)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ACCT 2213 - Financial Accounting   3
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
General Education Elective.  See the list of  Liberal Arts & Science Electives  to select a course that meets this requirement. 3
PLGL 1213 - Introduction to the Legal System   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester (Summer)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
Controlled Elective.  Select one PLGL course from the list in the Paralegal AAS degree requirements . 3
Total Credit Hours 3

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
PLGL 1313 - Civil Procedure I   3
PLGL 2333 - Introduction to Legal Research and Writing   3
PLGL 2353 - Contract Law   3
Controlled Electives.  Select one PLGL course from the list in the Paralegal AAS degree requirements . 3
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fifth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
PLGL 2303 - Civil Procedure II   3
PLGL 2343 - Advanced Legal Research and Writing   3
PLGL 2363 - Real Property Law   3
Controlled Elective.  Select one PLGL course from the list of Controlled Electives in the Paralegal AAS degree requirements . 3
Controlled Elective.  Select a course from the list of Controlled Electives in the Paralegal AAS degree requirements  that is not a PLGL course. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Sixth Semester (Summer)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
PLGL 2383 - Paralegal Studies Capstone   3
Total Credit Hours 3

Milestones

  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation, if not completed during spring semester.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.