Course Schedule

Fall 2018 Courses  |  Spring 2019 Courses

Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Evening Class  Online Class IN
PROGRESS
LEGL 249 - 96336 - Intro. to the Legal System
LEGL 249 Introduction to the Legal System

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA Kippes,A
Evening Class   IN
PROGRESS
LEGL 252 - 81334 - Civil Litigation & Trial Prep.
LEGL 252 Civil Litigation and Trial Preparation

Introduction to the basics of trial practice and civil litigation procedures. Students learn how to conduct client intake, evaluate cases, conduct informal investigation and discovery, prepare pleadings and motions, complete discovery and fact investigations, engage in pretrial alternative dispute resolution procedures, identify pretrial considerations, preserve facts and prepare for trial, and complete post-trial motions and appeals.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: LEGL 249
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-9:20pm Young,A
Evening Class   IN
PROGRESS
LEGL 264 - 96074 - Contracts
LEGL 264 Contracts

Study of the theory and practice of contract law. Students learn to create contracts and identify contract breaches provided for by law.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: LEGL 249
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
W 6:30pm-9:20pm Kippes,A
Evening Class   CLASS OVER LEGL 672 - 86847 - Cooperative Educ: Internship
LEGL 672 Cooperative Education: Internship

Supervised internship in cooperation with private or public sector employers. Designed to apply knowledge and learn new skills, directly related to the student?s program of study, outside of the normal classroom environment. Students must attend one orientation which is offered the first three weeks of each semester. Each unit requires 60 hours per unit for unpaid work or 75 hours per unit for paid work during the semester. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. The unit limitation applies to any Cooperative Education Work Experience (any combination of 670, 671 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD.

Units: 1 - 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Work Experience hours/semester: 75-300
  • Field Experience hours/semester: 60-240
Prerequisites: A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
W 5:10pm-6:00pm Nicholls,A