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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Paralegal

Gain the skills to practise as a paralegal in Ontario.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

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 Torts and Contracts 3
APPL 17545 Introductory Computer Skills for Paralegals 3
COMM 11611 Principles of Legal Writing I 3
Total:
18
     
Semester 2    
LAWS 19077 Small Claims Practice and Procedure II 3
LAWS 15666 Administrative Tribunals and Public Law 3
LAWS 17995 Legal Research and Writing 3
COMM 13431 Principles of Legal Writing II 3
ACCG 20146 Legal Accounting 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 Alternative Dispute Resolution 3
LAWS 24178
Tribunal Practice & Procedures
3
LAWS 20009 Employment Law for Paralegals 3
LAWS 26367 Summary Conviction Law & Procedures 3
LAWS 23078 Special Topics in Paralegal Practice 3
FLPL 28634 Field Practicum (4 Weeks) 1
Total:

19

Note: Courses subject to change.