Degrees and Certificates

Legal Studies (AA)

Associate of Arts in Legal Studies Requirements

University Requirements: 9 hours/Grade of "C" or better    

  • MA 112 Essential Mathematics OR  MA 116 College Algebra (3)
  • EN 101 Freshman Composition (3)
  • WU 101 The Washburn Experience (3) OR IS100 The College Experience (3) OR HN101 Honors Washburn Experience (3)

General Education Requirements: 15 hours/Grade of "D" or better           

Core Associate Degree Courses: 18 hours/Grade of “C” or better  

  • LG 100 Introduction to Paralegalism (3)
  • LG 200 Introduction to Law (3)
  • LG 250 Legal Research I (3)
  • LG 300 Legal Writing (3)
  • LG 305 Litigation I (3)
  • LG 310 Interviewing & Investigation (3)

Correlate Courses: 9 hours/Grade of “C” or better 

  • LG 150 Computers in the Law Office (3)
  • EN 208 Business & Technical Writing (3)
  • PO 106 Government of the United States (3)

Elective Associate Degree Courses: 15 hours from the following/Grade of “C” or better   

  • LG 205 Corporate Law (3)
  • LG 210 Family Law (3)
  • LG 215 Property Law (3)
  • LG 220 Wills and Estate Administration (3)
  • LG 315 Legal Research II (3)
  • LG 320 Elder Law (3)
  • LG 325 Personal Injury Law (3)
  • LG 330 Administrative Law for Paralegals (3)
  • LG 345 Criminal Law and Procedure (3)
  • LG 350 Professional Ethics (3)
  • LG 355 Introduction to Contracts (3)
  • LG 390 Special Topics in Legal Studies (1-3)
  • LG 410 Bankruptcy and Collections (3)
  • LG 450 Internship (2-3)