2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 287

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
D–CourseDescriptions
LAW/PARALEGAL
FamilyLaw
LAW 252
3.00
Prerequisite: LAW 101witha grade of "B" or better, 206, 259 and261. This course can be taken concurrentlywith LAW 259.
(Legal Specialty course)Covers the law related to family issues. Includes a discussion of rights and obligations of parties to each other and
their offspring. Divorce, custody and support, spousal agreements, termination of parental rights, adoptions and collection of child support
are all discussed.
ProbateProcedures
LAW 255
3.00
Prerequisite: LAW 101witha grade of "B" or better, 206, 259 and261. This course can be taken concurrentlywith LAW 259.
(Legal Specialty course) Law related to estate planning issues. Includes procedure to distribute a person's estate upon one's death; creation
and administration of a trust and procedure to appoint another to act on one's behalf. Also includes a discussion of health care documents
and related elderly care issues.
LegalWriting
LAW 259
3.00
Prerequisite: LAW 101witha grade of "B" or better, LAW 206 and 261.
(Legal Specialty course) In-depth study and development of legalwriting skills. Emphasis is placed onwriting assignmentswhich assume
a knowledge of basic legal research skills, development ofmemoranda of points and authorities and analyses of case facts. Also discussed
will be officememoranda and appeal briefs.
Legal Research I
LAW 261
3.00
Prerequisite: LAW 101witha grade of "B" or better.
(Legal Specialty course)Covers legal research and terminology. The studentwill become familiarwith the law library and develop legal
research skills through the use of legal digests, encyclopedias, reporter systems, indexes, Shepard's, treatises, cases, statutes, legal
periodicals, government documents andother researchmaterial. Emphasis is placed on developing legal briefing skills and finding answers
to legal research questions.
Ethics
LAW 263
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: LAW 101witha grade of "B" or better.
(Legal Specialty course)Covers the relationship between the attorney, client and legal assistant. Discusseswhat a legal assistantmay and
may not do. Also discusses conflicts of interest, dealingwithwitnesses and adverse parties and confidentiality.
Civil Evidence
LAW 264
3.00
Prerequisite: LAW 101witha grade of "B" or better, 206, 231, 259, 261 and 12 additional semester LAW credits.
(Legal Specialty course)Covers interviewing skills, fact pattern analysis, discovery preparation and evidence. Emphasis is placed on
preparation of documents throughout the court process.
SupervisedFieldExperience
LAW 295
3.00
Prerequisite: LAW 101witha 'B' or better, 206, 231, 259, 261, 263 and 12 semester LAW credits.
(Legal Specialty course) Please consultwith the program coordinator. Legal assistantwork experience under the supervision of an
attorney. The studentwillwork at a local law firm or agency eight hours aweek for the 15-week semester to gain practicalwork
experience. The student reports and evaluates his/her experiencewith the program coordinator.
LOGISTICSMANAGEMENT
Essentialsof LogisticsManagement
LGM 201
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Introduction to supply chainmanagement from both analytical and perspectives. Stressing a unified approach, the course allows students to
develop a framework formaking intelligent decisionswithin the supply chain. Key logistics functions are covered to include demand
planning, procurement, inventory theory and control, transportation planning and execution, reverse logistics, and flexible contracting.
Concepts covered include postponement, portfoliomanagement, dual sourcing, and others. Emphasis is placed on ability to recognize and
manage risk, analyze various tradeoffs, andmodel logistics systems.
International LogisticsManagement
LGM 202
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course analyzes and defines the functions of the supply chain that are involved in international supply chainmanagement. Themes
include supply chain activities in international businesswith special emphasis onmanagement of transportation, global sourcing, customs
issues and facility location in a global environment.
LogisticsPlanning andControl
LGM 205
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course provides theoretical and hands on training in the use of production planning, demandmanagement,master scheduling,
materials requirements, and capacity planning tools and techniques. Themes include:Master scheduling, ERP,MRPand inventory
management.

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