Length: 64 credits
Purpose: The curriculum provides knowledge and skills leading to employment in the field of paraprofessionals in the legal setting.
Occupational Objectives: A graduate of this program may work as a paralegal or legal assistant in law offices, law enforcement agencies, court systems, municipal offices, corporate office - contract/legal department, banks, real estate offices, insurance agencies, and contracting agencies.
Program Learning Outcomes: A student will be able to:
- demonstrate minimum proficiency in General Education Skills which are defined as oral communication, written communication, mathematical/problem solving, scientific reasoning, information literacy, and critical thinking;
- produce a variety of legal documents using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling in a format acceptable for the modern business environment; and
- demonstrate acceptable workplace skills, attitudes, and behaviors.