This course introduces the paralegal profession and the legal system. Topics include an overview of major areas of legal practice, ethics, legal analysis and research, professional development including certification and employment, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the role of the paralegal and identify the skills, knowledge, and ethics required of legal assistants. *Note: Students must complete PRL 101 and PRL 102 with a grade of “C” or higher prior to taking any other PRL course.
Grade of “C” or better in ENG 101 or satisfactory ACT, SAT, or placement score