College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
105 Bowman Hall
The Paralegal Studies minor at the Kent Campus is accredited by the American Bar Association.
DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive
Paralegal Studies Minor Requirements (30 credits)
|PLST||18000||Introduction to Paralegal Studies and Professional Ethics||3|
|28001||Legal Research and Writing||3|
|28004||Principles and Practice of Litigation||3|
|ELR||36792||Internship in Paralegal||3|
|Choose from the following*:||18|
|PLST||28003||Family Law and Procedure (3)|
|28007||Estate and Probate Administration (3)|
|35001||Environmental Law for Paralegals (3)|
|35003||Health Law (3)|
|35005||Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals (3)|
|35007||Energy and Natural Resources Law (3)|
|38003||Administrative Law and Process (3)|
|38005||Tort Law (3)|
|WIC||38006||Applied Legal Research and Litigation (3)|
|48002||Contract Law (3)|
|48300||Law of Corporations and Other Associations (3)|
|48401||Patent Law (3)|
|48403||Patent Prosecution (2)|
|48404||Copyright Law (3)|
|48407||Trademark Law (3)|
*At least 6 credit hours must be upper-division.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.
- Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.
- Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.