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Institute for Paralegal Studies

Curriculum

The Litigation and Corporate Practice Certificate in Paralegal Studies requires the successful completion of 14 courses (28 semester hours).

Foundation Courses Required for All Certificates (10 s.h.)

  1. 331 Introduction to Paralegal Studies (2 s.h.)
  2. 332 Legal Research & Writing I (2 s.h.)
  3. 333 Legal Research & Writing II (2 s.h.)
  4. 335 Legal Ethics (2 s.h.)
  5. 345 Law Office Computer Applications (2 s.h.)

Courses Required for the Litigation and Corporate Practice Certificate (14 s.h.)

  1. 340 Civil Litigation I (2 s.h.)
  2. 341 Civil Litigation II (2 s.h.)
  3. 342 Civil Litigation III (2 s.h.)
  4. 362 Business Organizations (2 s.h.)
  5. 363 Contract Administration & Analysis (2 s.h.)
  6. 339 Secured Transactions & Bankruptcy (2 s.h.)
  7. 336 Corporate Topics for Litigation Paralegals (2 s.h.) -or-
    366 Litigation & Investigation for Corporate Paralegals -or-
    an elective approved by the Director (The elective is preferred, but students who have taken 336 or 366 before deciding to pursue this combined certificate will receive credit for that course)

Elective Courses Required for All Certificates (4 s.h.)

10-11. Choose two of the following courses:

Loyola

Institute for Paralegal Studies
Loyola University Chicago · 820 N. Michigan Ave. · Lewis Towers 621 · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915-6820 · Fax: 312.915.6508 · E-mail: paralegal@luc.edu

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