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Paralegal Science Bachelor's Degree Curriculum

Core Courses 40 hours

  • LAS 210: Introduction to Law
  • LAS 220: Legal Research and Writing I
  • LAS 300: Legal Research and Writing II
  • LAS 325: Real Estate/Bankruptcy Practice
  • LAS 350: Litigation: Evidence to Discovery
  • LAS 355: Litigation: Trial to Appeal
  • LAS 385: Legal Administration and Computer Applications
  • LAS 399: Paralegal Internship
  • LAS 410: Paralegal Seminar

And 4 from the following:                                                                          

  • LAS 330: Family Law Practice
  • LAS 340: Criminal Law Practice and Procedure
  • LAS 360: Probate Practice and Procedure
  • LAS 370: Corporations and Business Organization Practice
  • LAS 380: Administrative Agency Practice
  • LAS 490: Independent Study of Law (1-3 hrs.)

Supporting Course Requirements:  9 hours

  • ACC 201: Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ENG 300 or 300S: Introduction to Technical and Professional Writing
  • POL 101: Introduction to American Government

And 1 from the following:                                                                          

  • POL 460: Law and Society
  • POL 463: Constitutional Politics
  • POL 464: Law and Politics of Civil Liberties

Free Electives 31 hours

 Including:

  • LAS 305/405: Paralegal Evidence and Trial Skills

EKU General Education Requirements 40 hours
(See catalog for details.)

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 120 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.