Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Core Outcomes Mapping

Mapping Level Indicators:

0:
Not Applicable.
1:
Limited demonstration or application of knowledge and skills.
2:
Basic demonstration and application of knowledge and skills.
3:
Demonstrated comprehension and is able to apply essential knowledge and skills.
4:
Demonstrates thorough, effective and/or sophisticated application of knowledge and skills.

SAC - PL: Paralegal

Core Outcomes:

  1. Communication.
  2. Community and Environmental Responsibility.
  3. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving.
  4. Cultural Awareness.
  5. Professional Competence.
  6. Self-Reflection.
Course # Course Name CO1 CO2 CO3 CO4 CO5 CO6
PL 101 Introduction to Law - Fundamentals 2 2 2 2 3 2
PL 102 Introduction to Law - Substantive Areas 2 2 2 2 3 2
PL 103 Introduction to Law - Ethics 2 3 2 2 3 2
PL 104 Investigation Techniques for Paralegals 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 105 Litigation 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 107 Techniques of Interview 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 109 Estate Planning 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 111 Probate Practice 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 113 Income Tax Law 2 2 3 2 3 2
PL 116 Real Property Law I 2 2 3 2 3 2
PL 124 Law Office Management 2 2 3 2 3 2
PL 128 Legal Correspondence and Forms 0 0 0 0 0 0
PL 130 Legal Software 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 140 Immigration Law for Paralegals 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 201 Legal Research and Library Use 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 202 Computer Research in Law 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 204 Applied Legal Research and Drafting 3 3 3 3 4 4
PL 205 Advanced Litigation 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 206 Intellectual Property Law 2 2 3 2 3 2
PL 208 Family Law 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 210 Elder Law 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 214 Fiduciary Tax and Accounting 0 0 0 0 0 0
PL 215 Employee Benefits Programs 0 0 0 0 0 0
PL 216 Employment Law 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 217 Real Property Law II 0 0 0 0 0 0
PL 219 Contract and Consumer Law 2 2 3 2 3 2
PL 220 Worker’s Compensation 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 221 Bankruptcy Law 3 2 3 2 4 2
PL 222 Corporate Law Practice 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 224 Torts and Personal Injury 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 225 Advanced Law Office Management 0 0 0 0 0 0
PL 226 Criminal Law for Paralegal 3 2 3 3 3 2
PL 230 E-Discovery 3 2 3 2 4 2
PL 280A Cooperative Education: Paralegal 3 2 3 2 3 4
Updated February 2015