Legal Studies Curriculum Requirements

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No major is particularly recommended for students interested in attending law school. The student must secure a strong, broad educational background that develops the ability to read and comprehend, to speak and write clearly and correctly, and to think precisely Read More …

Legal Studies Courses

Courses with the designation (GP) satisfy the Global Perspective Elective requirement in the General Education core curriculum. LAW 2000 INTRODUCTION TO LAW (3 s.h.) An introductory course designed to cover the responsibilities and standards governing paralegals/legal assistants. An overview of Read More …

Legal Studies Internships & Job Placements

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The Legal Studies Program has proven itself time and time again. Whether you are looking for an internship, dependable employment, or admission into law school, the Legal Studies Program will make you successful! Recent Internships include: District Attorney’s Office Public Read More …

Legal Studies Frequently Asked Questions

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When do I begin my Legal Courses? Take the Legal Studies courses along with the others in your degree program, beginning with LAW 200, Introduction to Legal Studies. Generally, students would take this in the fall semester of the Sophomore Read More …

Legal Studies

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The Legal Studies Program is Approved by the American Bar Association, and Students who graduate from the Legal Studies program are eligible to take the North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Certification Exam. Paralegal work is a fast growing field which Read More …