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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Paralegal

Gain the skills to practise as a paralegal in Ontario.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1    
SOCI 16039G Introduction to Sociology 3
LAWS 13334 Introduction to the Canadian Legal System 3
LAWS 16446 Small Claims Practice & Procedure I 3
LAWS 10855 Tort, Contract & Business Law 3
APPL 17545 Introductory Computer Skills for Paralegals 3
COMM 12423 Business Communications  3
Total:
18
     
Semester 2    
LAWS 19077 Small Claims Practice and Procedures II 3
LAWS 15666 Administrative Tribunals and Public Law 3
LAWS 17995 Legal Research and Writing 3
COMM 13431 Principles of Legal Writing 3
ACCG 20146 Accounting for Paralegals 3
GNED General Education Elective 3
Total:
18
     
Semester 3    
LAWS 16206 Ethics & Professional Practice for Paralegals 3
LAWS 11385 Provincial Offences and Motor Vehicle Law 3
MGMT 24178 Paralegal Practice Management & Workplace Skills    3
LAWS 19303 Evidence and Litigation Process 3
LAWS 18659
Civil Trial Procedures & Advocacy
3
GNED General Education Elective 3
Total:
18
     
Semester 4    
LAWS 14602 Residential Landlord and Tenant Law 3
LAWS 16250 Negotiation & Mediation 3
LAWS 24178
Tribunal Practice & Procedures
3
LAWS 20009 Employment Law for Paralegals 3
LAWS 26367 Summary Conviction Law & Procedures 3
LAWS 20199 Immigration & Refugee Law 3
FLPL 28634 Field Practicum (4 Weeks) 1
Total:

19

Note: Courses subject to change.