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School of Legal Studies

Bachelors Degree inParalegal Studies

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yellow-ribbon-program1Earn your Bachelors Degree in

Paralegal Studies

in as little as 31 months!

The Bachelors Paralegal Degree program prepares its students with the same foundation as the Associates students and continues with additional coursework in additional specialized topics such as:  Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning, Criminal Law II/Advanced Trial Procedures, Civil Litigation II, Family Law II, Research and Writing II, Labor Law/ Workers’ Compensation, Intellectual Property.

All paralegal students are introduced to various legal-related computer programs and online research tools during their courses.

The Paralegal Studies program at the Platt College School of Legal Studies provides graduates with the practical skills and detailed knowledge of legal procedure necessary to succeed in today’s increasingly sophisticated legal environment.

Our comprehensive curriculum focuses on key legal areas such as: Criminal Law, Research and Writing, Civil Litigation, Contracts, Family Law, Torts, Legal Writing, Legal Terminology, Paralegal Ethics, and Computerized Office Environment.

Available at these Platt College campuses

The Associates and Bachelors programs in Paralegal Studies are available at the following Platt College campuses:

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

Our Legal Studies Courses

PL350 - Laws of Evidence

The course is designed as an introductory level evidence course.…

PL330 - Constitutional Law

This is an introductory course focused on American constitutional…

CJ245 - Forensics

Forensic science applies scientific methodology to crime scene…

CJ226 - Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice/Terrorism

This course examines the influence and impact of legal, civic,…

CJ215 - Juvenile Justice

This course examines prevalent patterns of juvenile delinquency,…

CJ185 - Criminal Investigations/Report Writing

This course will provide the student with an introduction to…

CJ175 - Criminology

This course will focus on an overview of criminology issues.…

CJ165 - Criminal Law

This course will be an overview of the criminal justice system…

CJ155 - Private Security

This course describes the history and the development of the…

CJ145 - Corrections

This course will examine the historical development and present…

CJ135 - Introduction to Law & Ethics

This is an introductory class to state and federal systems with…

PL425 - Intellectual Property

This course will include a detailed discussion of patents, trademarks,…

PL415 - Labor Law / Workers’ Compensation

This course covers the laws of the employment relationship including…

PL405 - Research and Writing II

This course will be a continuation of Legal Research and Writing…

PL345 - Civil Litigation II

This course continues with an in-depth discussion of California…

PL305 - Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

This course is the study of the laws of testamentary distribution,…

Browse the entire Legal Studies Course Directory.

What Our Graduates Say

Tricia Carrillo

My experience at Platt College as a Paralegal student was memorable. I received my Associates and Bachelor degree here. The professors in the Paralegal program are very knowledgeable and work in the field. Real stories and experiences from the professors were great to hear. I learned a lot in this program and appreciate the knowledge they gave me to succeed in my future career. I would recommend Platt College to anyone interested in this degree.

Tricia CarrilloClass of 2011Paralegal Studies
Alma Perez

What I liked best about attending Platt College was the enthusiasm the instructors displayed about the courses. This type of environment helps motivate individuals to learn and be educated.

Alma PerezClass of 2009School of Legal Studies

Serving Southern California for over 30 years

Serving the Greater Los Angeles, Orange County and Inland Empire areas for over 30 years, Platt College offers degree programs to train graduates for careers in the legal, medical, and creative fields.

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