Courses Available Online
The following LEX classes are currently offered online:
LEX 110 Introduction to Paralegal: Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters
LEX 170 Administrative Law: Offered fall, spring and summer semesters
LEX 280 Ethics & Professionalism: Offered fall and spring, as well as occasional summer semesters
There are many non-LEX classes offered online as well. You will need to consult the class schedule each semester to find out which non-LEX classes are available in this format.
If you're not sure whether you should take an online class, or would like to find out more information about how online classes work, please visit the Virtual Campus Website.
The ABA Guidelines for the Approval of Paralegal Education Programs require that paralegal program students must complete at least ten (10) LEX credit hours in the traditional classroom setting. This is a requirement of the American Bar Association and will not be waived under any circumstances. When a student applies for graduation, the Graduation Office will confirm that the student has met this requirement before certifying the student for graduation.
Students attending online LEX courses must be:
able to work independently
able to submit assignments in Microsoft Word
able to attend an on-campus orientation and take exams at the Cato Campus (each course typically has 2-3 exams per semester)
Note: Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.