Course Information

Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Course ID: PLST 331
School:Continuing and Professional Studies, School of
Program: Paralegal Studies
Credit Hours: 2

Course Description

An introduction to the function and sources of American law (including the U.S. Constitution), the American legal system, the civil litigation process, and legal practice, focusing on the role of the paralegal. Trends in the paralegal field, including regulation and career issues. Outcomes: Students will recognize typical paralegal responsibilities in various areas of legal practice and be aware of recent developments in the field, especially regulatory proposals affecting paralegals.

Required of all students in their first session of study.


Restricted to Paralegal Studies Students.

Course Offering

Session Day Time Instructor Location
C Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00PM Miller ONLINE

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