PLST 152 Introduction to Civil Law (5)
This course is designed to introduce the student to the foundations of civil law, including substantive issues; contracts; domestic relationships; wills, estates, and probate; torts and personal injury; and the legal profession. Classroom activities will include: case analysis; the drafting, examination and assessment of legal documents; application of general principles related to torts, contracts, family law, and wills; and relevant class projects pertaining to these areas. Activities outside the classroom will include online research and discussion board assignments.
Prerequisite: Assessment at college-level English and reading.