Degrees and Certificates

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 Paralegalism (3)
LG 150 Computers in the Law Office (3)
LG 200 Introduction to Law (3)
LG 250 Legal Research I (3)
LG 300 Legal Writing (3)
LG 305 Litigation I (3)
OA 211 Editing & Grammar (3)

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 310 Interviewing & Investigation (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 and Procedure (3)
LG 355 Introduction to Contracts (3)
LG 390 Special Topics in Legal Studies (1-3)
LG 450 Internship (2-3)

All certificate courses may be applied to the Legal Studies Associate of Arts degree.

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