Academic Programs

Paralegal / Legal Assistant - Advanced Standing

Diploma
Program Description
Sioux City Campus

The Paralegal - Advanced Standing Diploma will provide students with a previous degree additional legal knowledge to serve as paralegals, working with not only attorneys in law firms, but also corporation, real estate companies, government agencies and the banking industry. Completion of a previous degree is required to enter this program.

Required Classes

PRL 101 Paralegal Studies Orientation..................................... 3
PRL 191 Criminal Procedure..................................................... 3
BUS 185 Business Law I............................................................ 3
PRL 112 Legal Research and Writing I...................................... 3
PRL 118 Computerized Legal Research................................... 1
PRL 131 Torts and Litigation I................................................... 3
BUS 186 Business Law II........................................................... 3
MGT 178 Employment Law........................................................ 3
PRL 113 Legal Research and Writing II..................................... 3
PRL 161 Family Law.................................................................. 3
PRL 281 Legal Ethics................................................................ 2
ENG 105 Composition I............................................................. 3
PRL 932 Internship.................................................................... 3
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication.................................... 3

Program Total ........................................................... 39

Contacts

Mellisa Flanigan, Ext 1263, Room L314, melissa.flanigan@witcc.edu
Jane Clausen, Ext 1781 Room A148 jane.clausen@witcc.edu
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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
800.352.4649
712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu
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