Paralegal Transfer Guide

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College
    AAS Paralegal

    to MSUM BS Paralegal

    Quick Facts

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

    Use this transfer guide for recommendations and MSUM equivalencies

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

    Goal Area Requirement ATCC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication (Met) ENGL 1410 Composition I (3 cr) 1B ENGL 101 English Composition I
    ENGL 1420 Composition II (3 cr)
    OR
    1 Goal Area 1
    ENGL 1460 Technical Writing (3 cr) 1, 2 Goal Area 1,2
    COMM 1435 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr) 1, 2 Goal Area 1
    Mathematics/ Logic (Met) MATH 1415 Mathematical Reasoning (3 cr) 4 (Met) MATH 105 Contemporary Math
    Human Diversity (Met) SOCS 1405 Critical Thinking in Society (3 cr) 2, 7 Goal Area 2, 7
    Additional Courses in Goal Areas to Equal 42
    Credits Total forLiberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)
    Minimum credits to complete LASC Goal Areas = 24
    Requirements for Major ATCC Course Requirements Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Student must obtain a grade of C or higher ITEC 1430 Intro to Computer (3 cr)   CSIS 103 Computer Concepts & Apps
    LEGL 2615 Legal Research for Paralegals (3 cr)   PARA 251 Legal Research & Writing (Requires validation *)
    LEGL 2612 Paralegal Skills & Legal Writing (4 cr)   PARA 125 Introduction to Paralegal
    Additional required ACCT and LEGL Courses (26 cr)   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.