Paralegal

 

Course Requirements
ID Title Class Lab Credits
*PLGL101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies 3 0 3
*PLGL103 Legal Writing and Research 3 0 3
PLGL104 Real Property and Real Estate Transactions 3 0 3
PLGL105 Family Law 3 0 3
PLGL106 Estate Planning, Probate and Taxation 3 0 3
PLGL107 Business Formation and Organization 3 0 3
PLGL108 Civil Law and Torts 3 0 3
PLGL109 Criminal Law 3 0 3

#Prerequisite & Co-requisites Required - See course description
* Introduction to Paralegal Studies and Legal Writing and Research must be taken before all other courses.

The Paralegal Certificate Program will begin the fall of 2014 and is designed for individuals who wish to enter the field of law and legal services, or change careers. The program enables students to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies required to work under the supervision of an attorney, in legal departments of major companies, banks, real estate offices, insurance firms, health care facilities and government agencies.
 

Admission Requirements:

  1. Two confidential letters of reference
  2. Minimum Writing Accuplacer score of 78
  3. Minimum Reading Accuplacer score of 71

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