Paralegal Studies - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
105 Bowman Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2062
www.kent.edu/ccip


Description

The Paralegal Studies minor at the Kent Campus is accredited by the American Bar Association. For more information visit the Paralegal Studies office located in 113 Bowman Hall (Kent Campus); 330-672-4148; www.kent.edu/paralegal.
 

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

[PLST]

Minor Requirements
PLST 18000INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGAL STUDIES AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 3
PLST 28001LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 3
PLST 28004PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF LITIGATION 3
PLST 36792INTERNSHIP IN PARALEGAL (ELR) 3
Choose from the following: 118
FAMILY LAW AND PROCEDURE
ESTATE AND PROBATE ADMINISTRATION
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FOR PARALEGALS
HEALTH LAW
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PARALEGALS
ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND PROCESS
TORT LAW
APPLIED LEGAL RESEARCH AND LITIGATION (WIC)
EVIDENCE AND E-DISCOVERY
BANKRUPTCY LAW I: BASIC FUNDAMENTALS
BANKRUPTCY LAW II: CREDITOR-DEBTOR RELATIONS
REAL ESTATE LAW
CONTRACT LAW
LAW OF CORPORATIONS AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS
PATENT LAW
PATENT PROSECUTION
COPYRIGHT LAW I
TRADEMARK LAW
TRADEMARK PROSECUTION
Minimum Total Credit Hours:30
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At least 6 credit hours must be upper-division. 

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).

Program Note

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