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2017-2018 Catalog 
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LGS 232 - Construction Law

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Learn current legal principles and practices related to the construction industry and AIA and federal government documents. Learn the legal vocabulary, laws and legal processes applicable to and necessary for work in construction litigation, construction management, architecture, and engineering fields. Understand construction law through analysis of current construction court cases. Discuss sources of law; project delivery systems; mechanics’ liens; contract formation and breach; mediation and arbitration; changes, additions, delays, scope of work; surety bonds; insurance; and green building laws.

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 adviser before registering for this course.