LEGAL STUDIES

Bachelor of Arts or
Bachelor of Science

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Program Information

Program:
Bachelor of Arts or
Bachelor of Science

College:
College of Business & Professional Studies

Department:
Legal Studies

Details

Total Credit Hours: 124

Typical Completion: 4 Years full-time

Cost per credit hour: $327.75

Full-time Tuition: $3,933/semester

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A Solid Legal Foundation

Our society's need for legal services continues to increase and develop into new areas of law such as cyber law, international business transaction law, intellectual property, health care and environmental law. This growing need ensures unlimited career opportunities with competitive starting salaries. Paralegals and other legal professionals work in many fields such as law firms, corporate in-house counsel, banking and financial institutions, hospitals, insurance companies, real estate title companies, legislative offices, state and federal government offices and institutions, and administrative agencies.

 

Courses

As an legal studies major, you will take classes such as:

  • The Legal Environment of Business
  • Torts
  • Real Estate Law
  • Civil Litigation
Students in mock trial court

Career Outlook

$56,230

Median national salary for Paralegals and Legal Assistants according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.