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Course Schedule

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Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Evening Class   CLASS OVER LEGL 249 - 31315 - Intro To The Legal System

LEGL 249 INTRODUCTION TO THE LEGAL SYSTEM

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of the U.S. legal system, introduces the procedural and substantive areas of law taught in the paralegal program, as well as constitutional law, comparative law, and methods of legal analysis. Transfer: CSU.

M 6:30pm-9:35pm De Ghetaldi,D
Evening Class   CLASS OVER LEGL 254 - 45084 - Family Law

LEGL 254 FAMILY LAW

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in LEGL 249, or equivalent.

Description: Learn legal principles and practical matters on starting a family law case, dissolving marital status, the court process, child and spousal support, child custody and visitation, and the characterization and division of marital property. Students prepare several family law pleadings used in a family law case. Course is combined with lectures and projects. Transfer: CSU.

T 6:30pm-9:30pm Durkin,D
Evening Class   CLASS OVER LEGL 262 - 39307 - Paralegalism/Legal Ethics

LEGL 262 PARALEGALISM AND STUDY OF LEGAL ETHICS

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 110; Prerequisite(s): LEGL 249.

Description: Major aspects and issues of the paralegal profession, skills of a paralegal, and legal ethics. Topics include new careers in law, paralegal employment, the regulation of paralegals, legal analysis, interviewing, investigation in a law office, and formal and informal advocacy with administrative agencies. Transfer: CSU.

Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Young,A
Evening Class   CLASS OVER LEGL 672 - 39327 - Cooperative Ed.: Internship

LEGL 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.

Description: Earn college credit for learning or improving skills or knowledge on the job. Internship is "discipline specific" in that students' job and learning objectives relate to the work experience course. Students can earn up to 3 units per semester (for a total of 16). There are no classroom meetings after the initial orientation which is offered the first three weeks of each semester. Units are degree applicable and transferable and are awarded upon achievement of approved learning objectives. Each unit requires 60 hours per unit for unpaid work during the semester. The internship must be supervised by a job supervisor and an appropriate faculty member for the chosen occupational discipline. The unit limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education Work Experience (any combination of 670 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

W TBA Nicholls,A

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