Paralegal Studies Minor

Minor Credit Hours: 21

Degree Requirements

1. Required Courses (15)

90-101Introduction to Paralegal Studies

3

90-201Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals

3

90-202Law Office Management and Computer Use for Paralegals

3

90-301Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing for Paralegals

3

90-302Interviewing and Investigation for Paralegals

3

 

2. Choose two Paralegal Specialty Electives: (6)

Students taking the Paralegal minor must take at least 2 specialty electives.  90-401 Paralegal Capstone: Practicum is optional for the student taking the minor. However, students are encouraged to enroll in the Practicum because of its value in providing practical experience.  Students in the Practicum are directed by an onsite supervisor as well as a Lewis Practicum coordinator.
90-310Torts and Personal Injury Law for Paralegals

3

90-312Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

3

90-314Wills, Trusts and Estates for Paralegals

3

90-316Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals

3

90-318Family Law for Paralegals

3

90-320Sole Proprietorship, Corporations, and Partnerships for Paralegals

3

90-322Commercial Law for Paralegals

3

90-324Elder Law for Paralegals

3

90-326Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals

3

90-328Environmental Law for Paralegals

3

90-330Immigration Law for Paralegals

3

90-332Intellectual Property for Paralegals

3

90-334Taxation for Paralegals

3

90-401Paralegal Capstone: Practicum

3