Legal Studies | Fall 2019-Present

College-wide curricula of record

The AS in Legal Studies curriculum at Ivy Tech is valid in the following locations:


Ivy Tech curriculum details

  • Agreement applies to courses taken at ITCC beginning fall 2018. Courses covered by previous transfer agreements still in effect will transfer as specified in those agreements. All other course work taken prior to fall 2018 will be evaluated by the faculty of IUPUI to determine transferability. A maximum of 64 community college credits may be applied toward the BA Law in Liberal Arts.

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=  Statewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC)

= Capstone Course

## = Students must take 12 credits in 300 level Legal Specialty Courses at IUPUI from the list below (if students have completed the same content course at Ivy Tech, a different course must be chosen). For example, if a student has completed PARA 108, Property Law, at Ivy Tech, that course cannot be used toward one of the 300 level Legal Specialty Courses below (students will choose a different course). However, Property Law will transfer.

  • POLS-P 324 Property Law for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 325 Contract Law for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 326 Tort Law for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 327 Criminal Law for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 328 Family Law for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 329 Estate Law for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 330 Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 333 Business Associations for Paralegals
  • POLS-P 480 Undergraduate Readings in Political Science
  • POLS-P 485 Field Experience in Paralegals

Your first two years at Ivy Tech

Course number Course name Credit hours
*ENGL 111English Composition (satisfies WC)3
IVYT 1XXStudent Success in University Transfer1
PARA 124 or
LEGS 124
Legal Writing I3
LEGS 101Introduction to Legal Studies3
Choose 1 (satisfies HA):
*SPAN 101Spanish Level I4
*FREN 101French Level I4
Semester total: 14

Course number Course name Credit hours
*XXXX XXXQuantitative Reasoning Elective3
LEGS 102Legal Research3
LEGS 103Civil Procedure3
*COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking (satisfies SL)3
Choose 1 (must select the same language as Level I):
*SPAN 102Spanish Level II4
FREN 102French Level II4
Semester total: 16

Course number Course name Credit hours
LEGS 170Legal Ethics3
LEGS 202Litigation3
*XXXX XXXSocial and Behavioral Ways of Knowing Elective (PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology recommended)3
POLS 101Introduction to American Government & Politics recommended3
ENGL 211Technical Writing3
Semester total: 15

Course number Course name Credit hours

Transfer Cluster elective

Choose 2 from:

PARA 106 Tort Law, PARA 107 Contracts and Commercial Law, PARA 108 Property Law, PARA 155 Law Office Technology (preferred), LEGS 226 Media and the Law, LEGS 228 Wrongful Conviction, PARA 288: Special Topics- Expungement

^LEGS or PARA 279Legal Studies capstone course2
*SCIN 100Earth Science (satisfies Scientific)4
*XXXX XXXTransferable General Education Core (TGEC) Elective3
Semester total: 15
Total hours: 60

IUPUI curriculum details

  • Maximum of 64 Community College credits may be applied toward the IUPUI degree.