Program Requirements

Hours: 30

Major Courses- 24 hours

PRL 150Introduction to Paralegalism (3)

PRL/LGS 151Introduction to Legal Principles (3) S

PRL/LGS 152Legal Research (3)

PRL 261Intro Corporate Law (3)

PRL 271Intro Estates & Probate (3)

PRL 281Intro Real Estate Law (3)

PRL 291Intro Litigation Procedures (3)

PRL 380Internship Experience (3)

Cognate Courses- 6 hours

ACC 213Principles of Accounting I (3)

COM 100Spoken Word (3) C

Residency Requirement - 12 hours

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Paralegal Studies program will be able to:

  • perform the duties of an entry level paralegal in a law firm or other legal work setting.
  • interpret and apply legal codes of ethics in a work environment.
  • perform legal research using both printed and electronic sources.

***The College of Mount St. Joseph will become Mount St. Joseph University effective July 1, 2014. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***