PARL Prefix Equivalencies
Many of the Paralegal Studies (PARL) course numbers and/or titles changed to Legal
The table below lists changes to the course prefix, number and/or title in the undergraduate Paralegal Studies Certificate Program that took effect in the fall semester of 2012. Students seeking this certificate may complete their coursework using the revised course offerings to satisfy program requirements as described in the table.
All students enrolled in the program should contact a Legal Studies program advisor to prepare an academic plan for completing their certificate.
|COURSE NAME PRIOR TO 201203:||CURRENT EQUIVALENT COURSE:|
|PARL A101 Intro to Law||LEGL A101 Intro to Law|
|PARL A215 Paralegal Studies||LEGL A215 Legal Ethics & the Role of the Legal Professional|
|PARL A235 Factual Investigation & Interviewing||LEGL A377 Evidence, Investigation, & Discovery|
|PARL A238 Civil Procedure||LEGL A367 Civil Procedure & Pretrial Practice|
|JUST/PARL A340 Family Law||JUST/LEGL A340 Family Law|
|JUST/PARL A352 Substantive Criminal Law||JUST/LEGL A352 Criminal Law & Procedure|
|JUST/PARL A354 Criminal Procedure||JUST/LEGL A352 Criminal Law & Procedure|
|PARL A356 Legal Research||LEGL A356 Legal Research, Analysis, & Writing|
|PARL A362 Commercial Law||LEGL A362 Contracts, Debt, & Principles of Ownership|
|PARL A375 Litigation||LEGL A487 Trial & Adv Litigation Processes|
|PARL A470 Law of Govt Regulation||LEGL A380 Torts, Wkrs' Comp, & Insurance Law; or
LEGL A385 Health Care Law & Reg Compliance; or other upper division LEGL elective with Program Coordinator approval
|JUST A495 Internship||LEGL A495 Legal Studies Internship|
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (Paralegals) provides information about the nature of work, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for Paralegals.
Alaska Association of Paralegals (AAP), a member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA), offers a student membership rate for full-time students who are not employed as a paralegal.