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Paralegal Studies Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
113 Bowman Hall
Tel: 330-672-2775
E-mail: jtudor@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/CAS/paralegal
Jarrod Tudor, Director

The Paralegal Studies minor at the Kent Campus is accredited by the American Bar Association.

PARALEGAL STUDIES MINOR REQUIREMENTS (30 credits)   
Course    Title    Credits    
Category I Requirements     
Must complete the following sequence of specialty courses:     
PLST    18000    Introduction to Paralegal Studies*    3   

28001    Legal Research and Writing*    3   
28004    Principles and Practice of Litigation*    3   
Choose from the following:    9   
PLST    28003    Family Law and Procedure (3)*     
28007    Estate and Probate Administration (3)*      
38003    Administrative Law and Process (3)     
38005    Tort Law (3)     
38006    Applied Legal Research and Litigation (3)     
47111    Civil Law and Procedure (3)     
Category II Requirement     
PLST    36792    Internship in Paralegal    3   
Category III Requirements     
Choose from the following law-related courses:    9   
ACCT    33000    Fundamental Tax Procedures (3)     
FIN    26070    Introduction to Law (3)     
26074    Legal Environment of Business (3)     
JUS    22100    Basic Interviewing (3)     
26704    Issues in Law and Society (3)     
33200    Criminal Law (3)     
34200    Criminal Procedures and Evidence (3)     
38007    Human Service Agencies and the Law (3)     
47211    Court Functions (3)     
PHIL    31035    Philosophy and Justice (3)     
41025    Philosophy of Law (3)     
POL    30130    Courts (3)     
30301    Introduction to Public Administration (3)     
40182    Constitutional Law: Government Powers (3)     
40183    Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Liberties (3)     
Any course listed above not used to complete the specialty minor.     
TOTAL    30   

*Course is cross-listed with Legal Assisting Technology (LEGT).

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required for graduation.

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