Academic Catalog

Paralegal Science, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 22.0302

Summary Checklist for General Education

Element 1
A: Written Communication3
B: Written Communication3
C: Oral Communication3
Element 2
Quantitative Reasoning3
Element 3
A: Arts3
B: Humanities3
Element 4
Natural Sciences6
Element 5
A: Historical Science3
B: Social Behavioral Science3
Element 6
Diversity of Perspectives Experiences6
Total Hours36

Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.


University Graduation Requirements
General Education36
Student Success Seminar
Orientation Course (waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)1
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
Major Requirements
Core Courses
LAS 210Introduction to Law3
LAS 220Legal Research and Writing I3
LAS 300Legal Research and Writing II3
LAS 325Real Estate Practice3
LAS 350Litigation: Complaint to Discovery3
LAS 355Litigation: Complaint to Discovery3
LAS 385Legal Administration and Computer Applications3
LAS 399Paralegal Internship4
LAS 410Paralegal Seminar3
Choose from 12 hours of the following:12
Family Law Practice
Criminal Law Practice and Procedure
Wills, Trusts, Estates, & Elder Law
Corporations and Business Organization Practice
Administrative Agency Practice
Independent Study of the Law
Supporting Course Requirements
Choose from one of the following:3
Law and Society
Constitutional Politics
Law and Politics of Civil Liberties
ACC 200Survey of Accounting3
ENG 300Introduction to Technical and Professional Writing3
or ENG 300S Intro to Tech/Prof Writing
Introduction to American Government (Element 5B) G
Free Electives
Choose from 34 hours of free electives34
Total Hours120

Course also satisfies a General Education element. Hours are included within the 36 hr. General Education requirement above.