Social Sciences

Minor or Certificate in Paralegal Studies

    Semester Hours
General Education Requirements   (6)
ENG 101 College Composition I (WI)  3
 
Computer Literacy (CIS 105 or Demonstrated Proof of Competency)  3  
Paralegal Required Courses   9
PLS 201 Introduction to Legal Assistance  3  
PLS 210 Law Office Management  3  
PLS 304 Legal Research  3  
Paralegal Specialty Courses   9
Nine (9) hours from combination of courses listed below:    
PLS 298 Topics in Paralegal Studies  3  
PLS 313 Property  3  
PLS 314 Civil Litigation  3  
PLS 324 Family Law  3  
PLS 401 Wills, Trusts and Probate  3  
PLS 491 Internship**  3  
PLS 498 Senior Seminar**  3  
PLS 499 Independent Study**  3  
General Legal Electives   6
Six (6) hours from additional Paralegal Specialty Courses listed above and/or the following General Legal Electives:  
 
GB 301 Legal Environment of Business I
 3  
GB 302 Legal Environment of Business II
 3  
PSC 310 Law, Society, & Judicial Process
 3  
PSC 322 International Law
 3  
PSC 431 Constitutional Law I
 3  
PSC 432 Constitutional Law II
 3  
COMM 310 Communications Law
 3  
LE 250 Criminal Law
 3  
MM 411 Labor and Employment Law
 3  
Total
  24 (30)

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