Paralegal Studies Second Major

The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies is career-specific because it is designed to prepare people to work in support of attorneys.  The program stresses the fundamentals of legal research, family law, probate, civil procedure, business organizations, law office management, real estate law, and constitutional law. The paralegal studies program provides a broad-based liberal arts and specialized education for paralegals/legal assistants. 

Required courses in the second major *
PLGL 222Introduction to Law 3
PLGL 223Legal Research 3
PLGL 310Law Office Management 3
PLGL 322Civil Procedure 3
PLGL 426Paralegal Internship 3
PLGL 427Torts and Personal Injury Law3
9 sh from the following:9
Constitutional Law for Paralegals
Bankruptcy For Paralegals
Probate
Business Law for Paralegals
Criminal Law & Procedure
Family Law
Real Estate Law for Paralegals
Total Hours27

Other information for First and Second Majors, Paralegal Studies Major

Courses in the Paralegal Studies Major are designated as:

  • PS-R=required paralegal specialty course, PLGL 222, 223, 310, 322, 426, 427
  • PS-E=elective paralegal specialty course, PLGL 312, 321, 323, 324, 325, 328
  • NPS=non paralegal specialty course, PLGL 311