Paralegal Studies Certificate (2901)
Students must meet specific admission requirements for this certificate.
- Successful completion of ENGL 1110 English Composition I (A) or ENGL 1111 English Composition I (B), and ENGL 1120 English Composition II; or an equivalent of 6 semester credits of college level English composition and literature.
- Successful completion of an additional 12 semester credits from approved general education courses.
- Successful completion of an additional 42 semester credit hours.
Students should contact the director of admissions or the Counseling Office for details about applying for admission to this certificate program.
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
or ITIS 1005
|Basic Computer Skills
or Computer Essentials
|PARL 1100||Introduction to Paralegal Studies||3|
|PARL 1200||Introduction to Legal Research and Writing||3|
|PARL 1400||Business Issues in the Law||3|
|PARL 1500||Civil Law and Practice||3|
|ITIS 1550||Using Microsoft Office: Word and Excel||3|
|PARL 1250||Advanced Legal Research Writing||3|
or PARL 2500
|Employment Law and the Administrative Process
or Criminal Law and Procedure
|PARL 2695||Legal Workplace Success Strategies||1|
|PARL 2700||Legal Internship/Seminar I||3|
|Select course from the Technical Electives list||2|
|Total Credit Hours||28-30|
|PARL 2000||Real Estate Law and Practice||2|
|PARL 2100||Probate Law and Practice||2|
|PARL 2250||Alternative Dispute Resolution||2|
|PARL 2350||Legal Issues in Cyberspace||2|
|PARL 2450||Investigative Fact-Finding||2|
|PARL 2550||Litigation Management||2|
|PARL 2650||Family Law||2|
|PARL 2750||Legal Internship/Seminar II||2|
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please view this program's Gainful Employment information.