Paralegal Studies

  • Undergraduate Major

    PS Major Program of Study

    The undergraduate major in Paralegal Studies is available to students earning the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies (BSPS).

    Total: 30 semester hours

    Professional Core

    9 semester hours

    • LDSP 368U Leadership in the Global Environment
    • HUM 300U Applied Ethics
    • MATH 265U Applied Statistics

    Required Core

    12 semester hours

    • LA 301U Introduction to Paralegal Studies
    • LA 302U The Judicial System
    • LA 303U Legal Research
    • LA 304U Legal Writing

    Focus Courses

    9 semester hours selected from the following courses.

    • LA 306U Litigation
    • LA 310U Real Estate
    • LA 312U Family Law
    • LA 315U Torts
    • LA 316U Contract Law
    • LA 320U Environmental Law
    • LA 321U Criminal Law
    • LA 323U Elder Law
    • LA 398U Selected Topics
    • LAW 300U Business Law
    • LAW 303U Constitutional Law
    • LAW 304U First Amendment Law
    • LAW 315U Social Media Law and Ethics
    • LAW 322U Employment Law and Policy
    • LAW 325U CyberLaw
    • LAW 398U Selected Topics
  • Undergraduate Minor

    PS Minor Program of Study

    The undergraduate minor in Paralegal Studies is available for the BSPS and BALA.

    Total: 18 semester hours

    Core Courses

    12 semester hours

    • LA 301U Introduction to Paralegal Studies
    • LA 302U The Judicial System
    • LA 303U Legal Research
    • LA 304U Legal Writing

    Focus Courses

    6 semester hours from the courses listed.

    • LA 306U Litigation
    • LA 310U Real Estate
    • LA 312U Family Law
    • LA 315U Torts
    • LA 316U Contract Law
    • LA 320U Environmental Law
    • LA 321U Criminal Law
    • LA 323U Elder Law
    • LA 398U Selected Topics
    • LAW 300U Business Law
    • LAW 303U Constitutional Law
    • LAW 304U First Amendment Law
    • LAW 315U Social Media Law and Ethics
    • LAW 322U Employment Law and Policy
    • LAW 325U CyberLaw
    • LAW 398U Selected Topics
  • Post-Bachelor’s Certificate

    CAS-PS Program of Study

    An earned bachelor’s degree is prerequisite to enrollment in this certificate program.

    Total: 18 semester hours 

    Core Courses

    15 semester hours

    • LA 301U Introduction to Paralegal Studies
    • LA 302U The Judicial System
    • LA 303U Legal Research
    • LA 304U Legal Writing
    • LA 306U Litigation

    Elective

    3 semester hours from LA and LAW courses.

    • LA 310U Real Estate
    • LA 312U Family Law
    • LA 315U Torts
    • LA 316U Contract Law
    • LA 320U Environmental Law
    • LA 323U Elder Law
    • LA 321U Criminal Law
    • LA 398U Selected Topics
    • LAW 300U Business Law
    • LAW 303U Constitutional Law
    • LAW 304U First Amendment Law
    • LAW 315U Social Media Law and Ethics
    • LAW 321U Land Use Law
    • LAW 322U Employment Law and Policy
    • LAW 325U CyberLaw
    • LAW 398U Selected Topics