Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

Paralegal Studies, Certificate (1757)


Program Coordinator

Program Requirements (21 hours)

This pre-professional certificate combines legal theory and professional skills preparing graduates for immediate employment or advancement within the field. It requires completion of 15 hours of legal specialty core courses and 6 hours of legal specialty course electives as follows:
Legal Specialty Core Courses (15 hours)
PLS 225Introduction to Law3
PLS 200CLegal Ethics3
PLS 250Legal Research and Writing I3
PLS 291CCriminal Law and Procedure3
PLS 393Civil Procedure3
Legal Specialty Elective Courses (6 hours)6
Choose from any 2 PLS courses not listed in the Core
Total Hours21