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PARALEGAL STUDIES 
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LAW101 
available during fall, spring and summer


Introduction to Law:  
Introduces an understanding of law through its forms, classifications and sources.  Impact of law as influenced by political, social and economic needs; legal rights and their enforcement; federal and state court systems; and functions of administrative agencies.  A study of the lawsuit, jurisdiction, pleadings, preparation of forms and role of the paralegal.  No prerequisite.
 
LAW103
available during the fall only 

Introduction to Paralegal Studies:
 
Introduces roles that paralegals fill in the American legal system. Students examine ethical considerations of a paralegal and fundamental concepts a paralegal needs to understand. Includes materials designed to develop basic legal skills such as interviewing, investigation, research and writing as a foundation for other courses in the paralegal program. No prerequisite.
 
LAW213
available spring only



 

Paralegal Internship: 
An internship program conducted in various Suffolk County government departments, private business legal departments and private law offices. Students have an opportunity to relate skills learned in the classroom to actual law office applications and to acquire experience in a law office setting. Internship hours: average of eight hours per week. Class meetings: a one hour session per week. Prerequisites: LAW105/BL47 and LAW240/BL80. Students must also be paralegal majors and receive permission of the director of the paralegal studies program.

 

LAW111
available during fall, spring and summer
 

Business Law I:   Introduction to law: law as a social institution, its origin development and administration; law of contracts, agency, employment, insurance, government regulations of business. Emphasis on personal property, bailments and real property. No Prerequisite.


LAW212
available during fall, spring and summer
 

Business Law II:
  Continuation of Business Law I. Commercial paper, creditors rights, secured transactions, partnerships, corporations, agency, wills and estates. Emphasis on the Uniform Commercial Code. Prerequisite: LAW111 
 


FOR AVAILABLE ONLINE CLASS SCHEDULE:
       
         
Click here, then under Instructional Method  select the "Online-Desire2Learn-DL2" option and then  click the "Class Search" button. 

 


    IMPORTANT NOTICE: 
         Prior to enrolling in any paralegal online courses

  
please use the attached Self-Study Test to assess your ability to succeed in this alternative
   format.   In addition, please read carefully the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) posted
   under Links as well as the special
FAQs  for online courses.
 
          Distance Education:  
http://department.sunysuffolk.edu/DistanceEducation/index.asp
 

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