This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
LAW 121 Introduction to Law (3 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe the structure and organization of the American legal system and explain its role, functions, and legal powers. The student should be able to explain the fundamental principles of the major subject areas of the law, including criminal law, tort law, contract law, business and employment law, family law, property law, and estate planning and probate law.
Approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) continuously for more than 40 years, our Paralegal program provides a practical educational experience to students new to the legal profession and those with years of experience working in law. The JCCC program provides students with real-world assignments and experiences to develop the skills needed to begin, continue, and move ahead in careers at private law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies.