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PL: Paralegal

 

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.
Core Outcomes
Course # Course Name CO1 CO2 CO3 CO4 CO5 CO6
PL 100 Professions in the Law 2 1 2 2 2 3
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 108 Legal Analysis & Writing 3 0 2 0 3 1
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 Systems and Procedures 2 2 3 2 3 2
PL 130 Legal Software 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 140 Immigration Law for Paralegals 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 203 Basic Legal Research 2 0 2 0 3 1
PL 204 Applied Legal Research and Drafting 3 3 3 3 4 4
PL 206 Intellectual Property Law 2 2 3 2 3 2
PL 207 Advanced Legal Research 3 0 3 0 3 2
PL 208 Family Law 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 210 Legal Protection for Vulnerable People 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 216 Employment Law 3 2 3 2 3 2
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 226 Criminal Law for Paralegal 3 2 3 3 3 2
PL 230 Litigation II – E-Discovery 3 2 3 2 4 2
PL 235 Litigation III 3 2 3 2 3 2
PL 240 Environmental Law 3 3 3 0 3 2
PL 250 Cultural Competence in the Legal Field 3 3 3 3 2 3
PL 260 Administrative Law for Paralegals 3 3 3 0 3 2
PL 270 Landlord Tenant Law 3 2 2 2 3 2
PL 275 Paralegal Career Development 2 1 2 2 1 3
PL 280A Cooperative Education: Paralegal 3 2 3 2 3 4
PL 281A Paralegal Community Law Clinic 3 3 3 3 3 4

Updated March 2020