Community College of Aurora

2015-2016 Academic Catalog


Associate of General Studies Degree - Paralegal

Associate of General Studies

Associate of General Studies Degree Requirements: 60 credits

General Education Requirements: 30 credits

English and Communication

(9 credits – GT-CO1)

Course #

Course Title

Credits

ENG 121

English Composition I

3

ENG 122

English Composition II

3

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

 

OR

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

Mathematics

(3 credits – GT-MA1)

Course #

Course Title

Credits

MAT 121

College Algebra

4

 

or higher level Math

 

Natural and Physical Sciences

(3 credits – GT-SC1)

Select one GT-SC1 course

Course #

Course Title

Credits

ANT 111

Biological Anthropology w/Lab

4

AST 101

Astronomy I

4

AST 102

Astronomy II

4

BIO 104

Biology: A Human Approach

4

BIO 111

General College Biology I with Lab

5

BIO 112

General College Biology II with Lab

5

BIO 201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 204

Microbiology

4

BIO 208

General College Microbiology

5

BIO 220

Zoology

5

BIO 221

Botany

5

BIO 224

Genetics

4

CHE 101

Intro to Chemistry I with Lab

5

CHE 102

Intro to Chemistry II with Lab

5

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I with Lab

5

CHE 112

General College Chemistry II with Lab

5

GEO 111

Physical Geography - Landforms w/Lab

4

GEY 111

Physical Geology

4

GEY 112

Historical Geology

4

GEY 135

Environmental Geology

4

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-based I with Lab

5

PHY 112

Physics: Algebra-based II with Lab

5

PHY 211

Physics: Calculus-Based I with Lab

5

PHY 212

Physics: Calculus-Based II with Lab

5

Social and Behavioral Sciences

(9 credits – GT-HI1, GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3)

Select 3 courses

Course #

Course Title

Credits

Category I (GT-HI1)

HIS 101

Western Civilization: Antiquity - 1650

3

HIS 102

Western Civilization: 1650 - Present

3

HIS 111

The World: Antiquity - 1500

3

HIS 112

The World: 1500 - Present

3

HIS 121

U.S. History to Reconstruction

3

HIS 122

U.S. History Since the Civil War

3

HIS 203

Civil War Era in American History

3

HIS 205

Women in World History

3

HIS 207

American Environmental History

3

HIS 208

American Indian History

3

HIS 215

Women in U.S. History

3

HIS 218

History of Science and Technology

3

HIS 225

Colorado History

3

HIS 235

History of the American West

3

HIS 236

U.S. History since 1945

3

HIS 243

History of Modern China

3

HIS 244

History of Latin America

3

HIS 245

U.S. in the World

3

HIS 247

20th Century World History

3

HIS 249

History of Islamic Civilization

3

HIS 250

African American History

3

HIS 251

The History of Christianity in the World

3

HIS 255

The Middle Ages

3

HIS 259

Modern Middle East

3

HIS 260

U.S. Foreign Relations History

3

Category II (GT-SS1)

ECO 101

Economics of Social Issues

3

ECO 201

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECO 245

Environmental Economics

3

POS 105

Introduction to Political Science

3

POS 111

American Government

3

POS 205

International Relations

3

POS 225

Comparative Government

3

Category III (GT-SS2)

GEO 105

World Regional Geography

3

GEO 106

Human Geography

3

Category IV (GT-SS3)

ANT 101

Cultural Anthropology

3

ANT 107

Introduction to Archaeology

3

ANT 215

Indians of North America

3

CRJ 110

Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

ETH 200

Introduction of Ethnic Studies

3

PSY 101

General Psychology I

3

PSY 102

General Psychology II

3

PSY 205

Psychology of Gender

3

PSY 217

Human Sexuality

3

PSY 226

Social Psychology

3

PSY 227

Psychology of Death and Dying

3

PSY 235

Human Growth & Development

3

PSY 238

Child Development

3

PSY 240

Health Psychology

3

PSY 249

Abnormal Psychology

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I

3

SOC 102

Introduction to Sociology II

3

SOC 205

Sociology of Family Dynamics

3

SOC 215

Contemporary Social Problems

3

SOC 220

Sociology of Religion

3

SOC 231

The Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

WST 200

Introduction to Women’s Studies

3

Arts and Humanities

(6 credits – GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

Select 2 courses

Course #

Course Title

Credits

Category I (GT-AH1)

ART 110

Art Appreciation

3

ART 111

Art History - Ancient to Medieval

3

ART 112

Art History - Renaissance to Modern

3

ART 207

Art History, 1900-Present

3

DAN 125

History of Dance

3

MUS 120

Music Appreciation

3

MUS 121

Music History I

3

MUS 122

Music History II

3

MUS 123

Survey of World Music

3

THE 105

Theatre Appreciation

3

THE 211

Development of Theatre I

3

THE 212

Development of Theatre II

3

Category II (GT-AH2)

HUM 103

Introduction to Film Art

3

HUM 115

World Mythology

3

HUM 121

Humanities I

3

HUM 122

Humanities II

3

HUM 123

Humanities III

3

LIT 115

Introduction to Literature

3

LIT 201

World Literature to 1600

3

LIT 202

World Literature after 1600

3

LIT 205

Ethnic Literature

3

LIT 211

American Literature to Civil War

3

LIT 212

American Literature after Civil War

3

LIT 221

British Literature to 1770

3

LIT 222

British Literature after 1770

3

LIT 225

Introduction to Shakespeare

3

LIT 246

Literature of Women

3

Category III (GT-AH3)

PHI 111

Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHI 112

Ethics

3

PHI 113

Logic

3

PHI 114

Comparative Religions

3

PHI 214

Philosophy of Religion

3

PHI 218

Environmental Ethics

3

Category IV (GT-AH4)

FRE 211

French III

3

FRE 212

French IV

3

GER 211

German III

3

GER 212

German IV

3

ITA 211

Italian III

3

ITA 212

Italian IV

3

JPN 211

Japanese III

3

JPN 212

Japanese IV

3

RUS 211

Russian III

3

RUS 212

Russian IV

3

SPA 211

Spanish III

3

SPA 212

Spanish IV

3

General Education Core Credits

30

Students may take either Torts or Criminal Law to meet the emphasis requirements, or they make take both courses, one as an elective.

Paralegal Required Courses: 21 credits

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PAR 115

Introduction to Law

3

PAR 116

Torts

3

 

OR

PAR 205

Criminal Law

3

PAR 118

Contracts

3

PAR 201

Civil Litigation

3

PAR 213

Legal Research and Writing I

3

PAR 214

Legal Research and Writing II

3

PAR 280

Internship

3

 

OR

 

PAR 285

Directed Study

3

Paralegal Electives: 9 credits

Select 3 courses

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PAR 116

Torts

3

PAR 117

Family Law

3

PAR 125

Property Law

3

PAR 205

Criminal Law

3

PAR 206

Business Organizations

3

PAR 207

Current Issues in Law

3

PAR 208

Probate and Estates

3

PAR 209

Constitutional Law

3

PAR 216

Employment Law

3

PAR 218

Bankruptcy Law

3

Or any other PAR elective course offered in the schedule

 

Total General Education Core Requirements

30

Total Paralegal Course Requirements

21

Total Paralegal Electives

9

A.G.S. Degree, Paralegal, Total Required Credits

60

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2015-2016 Academic Catalog

Community College of Aurora Catalog

Academic Calendar

College Facilities and Locations

Welcome to the Community College of Aurora

Getting Started and Admissions

Advising and Registration

Financial Matters

Academic Matters

Services for Students

My Student Record

Graduation Requirements

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Catalog Guide

Associate Degrees and Certificates

Course Descriptions

Academic Achievement Courses

Accounting Courses

American Sign Language (ASL) Courses

Agriculture Courses

Agriculture Crops and Soils Courses

Agriculture Economics Courses

Anthropology Courses

Arabic Courses

Art, Design, Jewelry and Photography

Astronomy Courses

Biology Courses

Biotechnology Courses

Business Courses

Chemistry Courses

Chinese Courses

Communication Courses

Community Health Worker

Computer Assisted Drafting Courses

Computer Networking Technology Courses

Computer Information Systems Courses

Computer Science Courses

Computer Web Based Courses

Criminal Justice Courses

Dance Courses

Diesel Power Mechanics Courses

Early Childhood Education Courses

Economics Courses

Education Courses

Electricity Industrial/Commercial Course

Emergency Medical Provider Courses

EMT – Paramedic Courses

Engineering Courses

EGG 151 Experimental Design (Introduction to Experimental Design and Engineering)

EGG 175 Special Topics

EGG 275 Special Topics

English as a Second Language Courses

English Courses

Ethnic Studies Courses

Film and Video Media Courses

Fire Science Technology Courses

French Courses

Geography Courses

Geology Courses

German Courses

Government Courses

Health Professional Courses

Health Wellness Education Courses

Hebrew Courses

History Courses

Humanities Courses

Italian Courses

Japanese Courses

Journalism Courses

Law Enforcement Academy Courses

Literature Courses

Management Courses

Marketing Courses

Mathematics Courses

Meteorology Courses

Multimedia & Graphic Design

Music Courses

Music Private Instruction Courses

Natural Resource Courses

Occupational Safety Course

Paralegal Courses

Philosophy Courses

Photography Courses

Physical Education Courses

Physics Courses

Political Science Courses

Psychology Courses

Public Security Management Courses

Real Estate Courses

Respiratory Care Courses

Russian Courses

Science Courses

Small Business Management Courses

Sociology Courses

Spanish Courses

Speech Courses

Study Skills Courses

Theatre Courses

Translation and Interpretation Courses

Women’s Studies Courses

Administration and Staff

Faculty and Staff

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