Program Requirements

Hours: 42

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)

or

LGS 396Co-Op:Parallel(PT) (1-3) EXP

or

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

Residency Requirement - 12 hours

Program Outcomes

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.