Alexandria Technical & Community College Paralegal AAS Transfer Guide

Transfer to MSUM BS in Paralegal

Quick Facts:

  • College credits applied = 55
  • Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 24
  • Other requirements = 46

MN Transfer Curriculum / Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Goal Area Requirement
Recommended ATCC Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area Requirement
Written/ Oral Communication (Met)
Recommended ATCC Courses
ENGL 1410 Composition I (3 cr)
Goal Area
1B
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 101 English Composition I
Goal Area Requirement
Written/ Oral Communication (Met)
Recommended ATCC Courses
ENGL 1420 Composition II (3 cr) OR
Goal Area
1
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area 1
Goal Area Requirement
Written/ Oral Communication (Met)
Recommended ATCC Courses
ENGL 1460 Technical Writing (3 cr)
Goal Area
1, 2
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area 1,2
Goal Area Requirement
Written/ Oral Communication (Met)
Recommended ATCC Courses
COMM 1435 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr)
Goal Area
1, 2
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area 1
Goal Area Requirement
Mathematics/ Logic (Met)
Recommended ATCC Courses
MATH 1415 Mathematical Reasoning (3 cr)
Goal Area
4 (Met)
MSUM Equivalent
MATH 105 Contemporary Math
Goal Area Requirement
Human Diversity (Met)
Recommended ATCC Courses
SOCS 1405 Critical Thinking in Society (3 cr)
Goal Area
2, 7
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area 2, 7

Additional Courses in Goal Areas to Equal 42 Credits Total for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Minimum credits to complete LASC Goal Areas = 24

Students must obtain a grade of C or higher in requirements for major.

ATCC Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ATCC Courses
ITEC 1430 Intro to Computer (3 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
CSIS 103 Computer Concepts & Apps
ATCC Courses
LEGL 2615 Legal Research for Paralegals (3 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
PARA 251 Legal Research & Writing (Requires validation *)
ATCC Courses
LEGL 2612 Paralegal Skills & Legal Writing (4 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
PARA 125 Introduction to Paralegal
ATCC Courses
Additional required ACCT and LEGL Courses (26 cr)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Electives

*Validation – To earn credit for PARA 251 students must pass an examination.

Major Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (70 cr)

Core Requirements:

  • *PARA 251 Legal Research & Writing II (3)
  • PARA 310 Civil Procedure I (3)
  • PARA 320 Family Law (3)
  • PARA 325 Interviewing (3)
  • PARA 331 Debtor-Creditor/Bankruptcy Law (3)
  • PARA 375 Legal Ethics (3)
  • PARA 405 Wills, Estates & Taxation (3)
  • PARA 416 Elder Law (3)
  • PARA 425 Advanced Legal Research & Writing WI (3)
  • PARA 469 Internship (4 – 12) (Additional credits maybe used to meet the 40 upper division credit requirement)

Emphasis Requirement (12 cr):
Choice of Transactions OR Litigation

Related Requirements (6 cr):
Courses required in the other area of emphasis

*Required courses if not validated.