Degree Plan

Paralegal Studies, Bachelor of Science

General Education Curriculum: 45-46 hours

MAT 1302 or MAT 1304 is acceptable for the GEC math requirement.

Major Requirements: 51-54 hours

Business Administration: 3 hours

  • BUA 3301 Business Communications

Philosophy: 0-3 hours

  • PHI 2301 Logic

Paralegal Studies: 48 hours

  • PLS 3310 Law Office and Project Management and Computers
  • PLS 3320 Legal Ethics
  • PLS 4307 Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • PLS 4324 Trial Advocacy and Preparation


Plus any FOUR of the following courses:

Business Administration

  • BUA 3311 Business Law I
  • BUA 3312 Business Law II

Criminal Justice

  • CRJ 3319 Criminal Law and Justice

Paralegal Studies

  • PLS 3319 Criminal Law and Justice
  • PLS 3326 Family Law and the State
  • PLS 4301 Real Estate Law
  • PLS 4303 Creditor's Rights and Bankruptcy
  • PLS 4305 Intellectual Property
  • PLS 4306 Administrative Law
  • PLS 4321 International Law

Political Science

  • POL 2314 Judicial Process
  • POL 3310 Civil Rights: Law and Society
  • POL 3318 Legislative Process
  • POL 3319 Criminal Law and Justice
  • POL 3322 American Constitutional Law I
  • POL 3323 American Constitutional Law II
  • POL 4321 International Law

 

Plus the following courses from Tarrant County College or their equivalent:

  • LGLA 1307 Introduction to Law and the Legal Profession
  • LGLA 1345 Civil Litigation
  • LGLA 1353 Wills, Trusts and Probate Administration
  • LGLA 1303 Legal Research
  • LGLA 1305 Legal Writing
  • LGLA 1355 Family Law
  • LGLA 2303 Torts and Personal Injury Law
  • LGLA 2380 Cooperative Education

Electives: 24-28 hours

Total Hours: 124 hours

Contact Information

Ashley Coen
Administrative Assistant
Department of Social Sciences 
Location: Polytechnic United
Methodist Church 217
Phone: 817-531-4918 
Fax: 817-531-6503 
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

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