LEG - Paralegal

LEG 120 Torts (3)

This course is a study of the various classifications and functions of tort law, including intentional and negligent torts, causation, proximate cause, and defenses.

LEG 121 Business Law I (3)

This course is a study of the basics of commercial law, with emphasis on the formation and enforcement of contracts and the rules particular to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and sales of goods.

LEG 132 Legal Bibliography (3)

This course is a study of the methods of legal research, proper citation of authority, use of legal treatises, texts, reporters, and digests. (Legal Specialty)

LEG 135 Introduction to Law and Ethics (3)

This course provides a general introduction to law, including courts, legal terminology, procedures, systems, and laws of society. Emphasis is on ethics and the role of the paralegal in the legal system.

LEG 201 Civil Litigation I (3)

This course is a study of the principles of litigation and the rules of procedure for each court in the South Carolina system, including pleading, practice, and discovery procedures.

LEG 202 Civil Litigation II (3)

This course includes an in-depth examination of the principles of litigation, focusing on the application of civil techniques and the role of a paralegal using hypothetical cases. (Legal Specialty)

LEG 212 Workers' Compensation (3)

This course is a study of the history of worker's compensation, case laws, statutes, and regulations, and procedures in handling claims.

LEG 213 Family Law (3)

This course includes an examination of the laws of marriage, divorce, annulment, separation, adoption, custody, and the juvenile. (Legal Specialty)

LEG 214 Property Law (3)

This course includes an overview of South Carolina property law, including the mechanics of various commercial and private property transactions and mortgage foreclosures.

LEG 230 Legal Writing (3)

This course includes methods, techniques, and procedures for the research and preparation of legal memoranda, trial and appellate briefs, and trial notebooks. (Legal Specialty)

LEG 231 Criminal Law (3)

This course includes a study of the definition and classification of criminal offenses, criminal responsibility, and legal procedures in a criminal prosecution.

LEG 232 Law Office Management (3)

This course is a study of the basic principles of office management, including administrative procedures, client relations, and office operating procedures.

LEG 233 Wills Trusts and Probate (3)

This course includes a detailed study of testacy and intestacy, preparation of wills and codicils, and fundamentals of trust and probate administration. (Legal Specialty)

LEG 242 Law Practice Workshop (3)

This course includes the application of substantive knowledge in a practical situation as a paralegal. (Legal Specialty)

LEG 245 Real Estate Law I (3)

This course includes the examination of residential real estate closing procedures and the preparation of a closing package by utilizing both print and electronic forms. (Legal Specialty)

LEG 252 Business Applications (3)

This course introduces computer applications in various business transaction settings using general and legal software programs. (Legal Specialty)