Course Descriptions



Legal Terminology

Credit(s): 1

This course introduces the spelling, pronunciation, definition, and usage of basic legal terms. The course broadly covers general law terms as well as specialized legal terminology. Topics include word origins, word building, abbreviations and symbols, correct spelling, pronunciation, and meanings of terminology related to the course system, contracts, family law, real estate, litigation, wills/probate, bankruptcy, and other areas of the law. Lecture: 1 hour per week