Major Courses - 33 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)
(3 hours of PRL 396 can substitute for PRL 380)
PRL 396Co-Op:Parallel(PT) (1-3) EXP
PRL 415Law Office Practice Seminar (3)
Choose two additional 300 Level PRL Courses - 6 hours
(this excludes PRL 380 as it is already required)
Cognate Courses - 9 hours
ACC 213Principles of Accounting I (3)
COM 300Advanced Composition (3) LAS
COM 320Advanced Oral Communication (3) LAS
Residency Requirement - 12 hours
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.
***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. 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.***