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Legal Studies Certificate

Certificate in Legal Studies Requirements

The Certificate of Completion in the Legal Studies Program is available to those students who have already completed an associate, bachelor, or graduate-level degree.

Core Certificate Courses: 24 hours/Grade of “C” or better     

  • EN 208 Business & Technical Writing (3)
  • LG 100 Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3)
  • LG 150 Law Office Technology (3)
  • LG 200 Introduction to Law (3)
  • LG 250 Legal Research I (3)
  • LG 300 Legal Writing (3)
  • LG 305 Litigation I (3) 
  • LG 310 Interviewing and Investigation 
Elective Certificate Courses: 12 hours from the following/Grade of “C” or better    
  • LG 205 Corporate Law (3)
  • LG 210 Family Law (3)
  • LG 215 Property Law (3)
  • LG 220 Wills and Estate Administration (3)
  • LG 315 Legal Research II (3)
  • LG 320 Elder Law (3)
  • LG 325 Personal Injury Law (3)
  • LG 330 Administrative Law for Paralegals (3)
  • LG 345 Criminal Law (3)
  • LG 350 Professional Ethics (3) 
  • LG 355 Introduction to Contracts (3)
  • LG 390 Special Topics in Legal Studies (1-3)
  • LG 405 Litigation II (3)
  • LG 410 Bankruptcy and Collections (3)
  • LG 450 Internship (2-3)
All certificate courses may be applied to the Legal Studies Associate of Arts degree.

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