Major Courses - 33 hours
LGS 150Legal Environment (3)
LGS 151Legal Principles (3) S
LGS 152Legal Research (3)
LGS 271Estates and Trusts (3)
LGS 281Real Estate (3)
LGS 291Litigation (3)
LGS 355Family Law (3)
LGS 381Internship Experience (3)
LGS 396Co-Op:Parallel(PT) (1-3) EXP
LGS 496Co-Op:Alternatng(FT) (1-3) EXP
LGS 450Adv Legal Research (3)
Choose two additional 200-300 Level LGS Courses - 6 hours
(this excludes LGS 381, LGS 396, LGS 496 as one is already required)
BUS 210Business Law I (3)
SPM 380Sport Law (3)
Cognate Courses - 9 hours
CIS 203Business Information Technology (3)
COM 300Advanced Composition (3) LAS
COM 320Advanced Oral Communication (3) LAS
Transfer of credits: If an institution is American Bar Association approved and regionally accredited, the Mount will accept all legal specialty courses receiving a grade of C or higher, subject to the program’s residency requirement. If an institution is not American Bar Association approved, but regionally accredited, the program will accept legal specialty courses receiving a grade of C or higher, following a review of the syllabus and subject to the Mount’s residency requirement.
Residency Requirement - 12 hours in the major.
Graduates of the Legal 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.
- think critically and communicate clearly.