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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

LGS 156 - Legal Issues in Aging

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Introduces students who are studying for careers in health professions to laws related to the elderly. Students will explore access to care, competency and decision making, euthanasia, suicide, organ procurement and allocation, guardianship, estate planning and transfer of property upon death.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Note: This course is not considered a legal specialty course for the purpose of earning legal specialty credits in the Paralegal Studies Program. However, it may be applied as a general elective in the Paralegal Studies Program as noted in the program description. Please see an advisor before registering for this course.