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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

PLAW 200 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies (D)


THIS COURSE IS OFFERED ONLINE ONLY

This course will provide an introduction to the paralegal profession and the role of the paralegal within the law office.  This survey course will introduce the student to the American legal system, civil litigation, criminal law and procedure, the appeals process, and substantive legal topics such as Tort, Contract Law, and Property Law.  Students will be taught a variety of administrative skills necessary in a law office practice including legal research, legal vocabulary, critical reading and writing, client interview, investigation, law office administration, and technologies.  Legal ethics, professionalism, and biblical worldview will be taught.

Credits: 3



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