First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ENG 101~ (Composition I) 3 credits
  • BUS 112 or BUS 113 (Legal Environment of Business or Business Law) 3 credits
  • OAT 130 or CIS 110 (Software Applications for the Office) 3 credits
  • PAR 101 (Introduction to Law) 3 credits
  • MTH 104 or higher (Liberal Arts Math or higher) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ENG 102~ (Composition II) 3 credits
  • POS 150 or POS 151 (American Government or American Government State Local) 3 credits
  • CMS 101 (Fundamentals of Speech) 3 credits
  • PAR 201 (Civil Litigation) 3 credits
  • Liberal Education (See Elgin Catalog for applicable AA degree courses meeting AAS requirement) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • PAR 204 (Legal Research) 3 credits
  • PAR Elective (see ECC advisor) 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science 3 credits
  • Liberal Education (See Elgin Catalog for applicable AA degree courses meeting AAS requirement) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • PAR 206 (Legal Writing) 3 credits
  • PAR 235 (Internship) 3 cedits
  • PAR 239 (Paralegal Capstone) 1 credit
  • PAR Elective (see ECC advisor) 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • MATH 110 or Natural Science (Quantitative Literacy or Natural Science) 3 credits
  • PARA 301, 304 or Elective (Ethics & Professionalism, Pre-Trial Litigation or a Paralegal Elective**) 3 credits
  • General Elective or minor course 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • Natural Science 3 credits
  • PARA 303 (Civil Law) 3 credits
  • General Elective or minor course 3 credits
  • General elective or minor course 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • Natural Science 3 credits
  • PARA 305 (Commercial Law) 3 credits
  • General elective or minor course 3 credits
  • PARA 301, 304 or Elective (Ethics & Professionalism, Pre-Trial Litigation or a Paralegal Elective**) 3 credits
  • CORE Experiential Learning Course 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • General Elective or minor course 3 credits
  • General Elective or minor course 3 credits
  • PARA 306 (Trial & Post-Trial Litigation) 3 credits
  • CORE Experiential Learning Course 3 credits
  • PARA 329 (Legal Technology) 3 credits

 *TRS 101 -Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

^=Grade of C or better required

**PARA elective courses are offered in Chicago only

Note: It is recommended that students who wish to take their Roosevelt requirements in Schaumburg or online ,take the MATH 110 requirement at Elgin Community College.

Students are encouraged to explore options for a minor with their Roosevelt Academic Advisor.

Pursuant to ABA guidelines, students must take at least ten semester hours or the equivalent of legal specialty courses through traditional classroom instruction.

Roosevelt University CORE Experiential Learning courses can be covered in major area courses, please work with your RU advisor,