First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Kankakee Community College)

  • ENGL 1613~ (English I) 3 credits
  • BSNS 1653 (Business Law) 3 credits
  • HUMS 1513 (Introduction to Humanities) 3 credits
  • MATH 1814 (College Algebra) 4 credits
  • COSC 1352 (Word) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Kankakee Community College)

  • ENGL 1623~ (English II) 3 credits
  • MATH 1713 (Finite Mathematics) 3 credits
  • PLSC 101 (American Government) 3 credits
  • COSC 1362 or 1372 (Access or Excel) 3 credits
  • PLAS 1103 (Introduction to Paralegal?legal Assistant Studies) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Kankakee Community College)

  • BSNS 1603 (Business Communications) 3 credits
  • SPCH 1553 (Introductory Speech) 3 credits
  • PLAS 1123 (Legal Research & Writing I) 3 credits
  • PLAS 1153 (Law Office Management) 3 credits
  • PLAS Elective (Choose 4 from: PLAS 2213, 2223, 2233, 2253, 2263 or 2333) 3 credits
  • PLAS Elective (Choose 4 from: PLAS 2213, 2223, 2233, 2253, 2263 or 2333) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Kankakee Community College)

  • PLAS 1133 (Legal Research & Writing II) 3 credits
  • PLAS 1213 (Litigation) 3 credits
  • PLAS 2413 (Paralegal Internship I) 3 credits
  • PLAS 2113 (Legal Technology) 3 credits
  • PLAS Elective (Choose 4 from: PLAS 2213, 2223, 2233, 2253, 2263 or 2333) 3 credits
  • PLAS Elective (Choose 4 from: PLAS 2213, 2223, 2233, 2253, 2263 or 2333) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • PARA 303~ (Civil Law) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • PARA 305~ (Commercial Law) 3 credits
  • Social Science Course 3 credits
  • Natural Science Course 3 credits
  • CORE Experiential Learning Course 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • PARA 329~ (Legal Technology) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Social Science 3 credits
  • Natural Science 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • PARA 325~ (Legal Writing) 3 credits
  • Natural Science 3 credits
  • CORE Experiential Learning Course 3 credits
  • PARA 306 (Trial & Post-Trial Litigation) 3 credits

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

~=Grade of C- or better required at Kankakee Community College and a grade of C or better required at Roosevelt University

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is require to enter the program

Pursuant to American Bar Association guidelines, students must take a minimum of ten semester hours of paralegal courses through traditional classroom instruction

Roosevelt University CORE Experiential Learning courses can be covered in major area courses, please work with an RU Advisor.