First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (MacCormac College)

  • COL 1010 (First Year Experience) 3 credits
  • CIS 1150 (Introduction to Computing) 3 credits
  • ENG 1010^ (College Composition I) 3 credits
  • LAW 1100 (Introduction to Paralegal Studies) 3 credits
  • BIO 1010 or EAR 1010 (Humanities & the Environment or Introduction to Earth Science) 4 credits
  • PSY 1010 (Introduction to Psychology) 3 credits

Spring Semester (MacCormac College)

  • COL 2750 (Professional Experience) 3 credits
  • ENG 1020^ (College Composition II) 3 credits
  • LAW 1800 (Torts Law) 3 credits
  • LAW 2640 (Real Estate Law) 3 credits
  • SPE 2110 (SPE Communication) 3 credits
  • PHIL 2050 (Introduction to Ethics) 4 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (MacCormac College)

  • LAW 2720 (Legal Research & Writing I) 3 credits
  • LAW 2670 (Family Law) 3 credits
  • LAW 2810 (Estates & Trusts) 3 credits
  • LAW 2900 (Paralegal Studies Required Elective) 3 credits
  • SOC 2010 (Introduction to Sociology) 3 credits

Spring Semester (MacCormac College)

  • LAW 2740 (Legal Research & Writing II) 3 credits
  • LAW 2830 (Civil Litigation & Procedures) 3 credits
  • LAW 2850 (Criminal Law Procedures) 3 credits
  • ECON 2210 or 2220 (Macroeconomics or Microeconomics) 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • Humanities 3 credits
  • MATH 095 (Developmental Math) 3 credits
  • Natural Science 3 credits
  • PARA 301 (Ethics & Professionalism) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • MATH 110 (Qualitative Literacy) 3 credits
  • Natural Science 3 credits
  • PARA 306 (Trial & Post Trial Litigation) 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • PARA 305 (Commercial Law) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • PARA 330 (Paralegal Internship) 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • PARA 329 (Legal Technology) 3 credits
  • PARA 3XX (PARA 300 level elective) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Elective or Minor Course 3 credits
  • General Electives 3-6 credits

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

^=Grade of C-or higher required for major courses 

MATH 095 - if required by the Roosevelt University Assessment

RU Core Experiential Learning Course may be completed within a major course, consult advisor

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

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to enter the program

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

Please note that with the transfer of an AA or AS degree all Roosevelt University general education core requirements are completed unless a pre-requisite general education course is needed for the major.