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 Behaviorial 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
Writing Intensive Course (Hrs. incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives category)
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
ACCT – Paralegal Science majors will fulfill ACCT with the following. (Credit hours may be incorporated into Major or Supporting requirements)
Paralegal Internship
Major Requirements
Core Courses
LAS 210Introduction to Law3
LAS 220Legal Research and Writing I3
LAS 300WLegal Research and Writing I3
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
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
LAS 460Estate Planning & Procedure3
or POL 463 Constitutional Politics
or POL 464 Law and Politics of Civil Liberties
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.