May 22, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

Legal Assisting, AAS

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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.

Total Credits: 18

Total Credits: 46

Minimum Required for Degree: 64 Credits

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Developmental Prerequisites 

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