Programs

Online Paralegal Studies

Description

Whether you choose to pursue an in-person or synchronous online paralegal program, you will learn the skills to work as a paralegal in a variety of settings. Paralegals play important roles in supporting attorneys in law offices of all sizes and in all legal practice areas. Yet they are also key members of corporate legal departments for public and private companies large and small. Paralegals also often work in real estate offices, title companies, insurance companies, and legal aid organizations. Another common career path for trained paralegals is working in government offices or in state or federal courthouses.

PARALEGAL STUDIES COURSES

LAW-1100

Introduction to Paralegal Studies

3.0

LAW-1200

Legal Research and Writing I

3.0

LAW-1250

Legal Research & Writing II

3.0

LAW-1800

Torts Law

3.0

LAW-2830

Civil Litigation  and Procedures

3.0

LAW-2850

Criminal Law and Procedures

3.0

LAW-2640

Real Estate Law

3.0

LAW-2670

Family Law

3.0

LAW-2810

Estates and Trusts

3.0

LAW-2900

Paralegal Studies Required Elective: E-DISCOVERY

3.0

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

COL-1010

First Year Experience

1.0

CIS-1150

Introduction to Computers

3.0

COL-2750

Professional Experience

3.0

ENG-1010

College Composition I

3.0

ENG-1020

College Composition II

3.0

PHIL-2050

Introduction to Ethics

3.0

PSY-1010

Introduction to Psychology

3.0

SOC-2010

Introduction to Sociology

3.0

SPE-2110

Speech Communication

3.0

BIO-1010

Humans and the Environment

 
 

OR

4.0

EAR-1010

Introduction to Earth Science

 

ECON-2210

Macroeconomics

 
 

OR

3.0

ECON-2220

Microeconomics

 
 

DEGREE CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

62.0