Legal Assistant - Certificate
The Legal Assistant Certificate prepares students in basic legal office skills. The courses apply to the Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies.
Gainful Employment Disclosure: At public and private not-for-profit institutions, gainful employment programs are Title IV-eligible certificate programs. Effective July 1, 2011, the U.S. Department of Education requires schools with Gainful Employment programs to disclose certain information about these programs. This information can be found at http://nmsua.edu/gainful-employment-disclosures/.
A grade of C- or better is required in all courses.
Total Credits Required for Certificate: 29
|Select one from the following:||3|
|ACCT 221||Financial Accounting||3|
|or ACCT 200||A Survey of Accounting|
|BOT 213||Word Processing I||3|
|COLL 101||College/Life Success||1|
|COMM 265G||Principles of Human Communication||3|
|or COMM 253G||Public Speaking|
|ENGL 111G||Rhetoric and Composition||4|
|PL S 160||Legal System for the Paralegal||3|
|PL S 190||Criminal Law for the Paralegal||3|
|or C J 205||Criminal Law|
|PL S 200||Legal Ethics for the Paralegal||3|
|PL S 274||Legal Research and Writing for the Paralegal I||3|