Bachelors Degree in Paralegal Studies

Program Outcomes

  • Develop knowledge base of law for paralegals more specifically on torts, contracts, wills and trusts, civil procedure, litigation, family law, business organizations, real estate, and criminal law.
  • Teach different types of courses which enable students to gain legal knowledge, develop analytical skills, and apply the knowledge they had taught to accomplish tasks routinely performed by legal assistants or paralegals;
  • Provide students with a wide-range of education in both liberal arts and paralegal studies;
  • Be responsive in course offerings to the needs of paralegals and attorneys;
  • Make students familiar with different types of computerized tools so that they can work efficiently and deal with law-related office issues.
  • Develop the ability to plan, organize, direct, and control within a legal environment.
  • Provide students with practical skills necessary to assist with the administration of a law office, including the handling of accounting and billing procedures.
  • Provide students with ethical guidelines for paralegals.
  • Familiarize students with the paralegal profession and the opportunities that are available to them upon completion of the program.
  • Provide students with skills to utilize legal sources to conduct effective research.

Credit Hour Breakdown

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Bachelor of Science

Program Length

4 years, 120 Credit Hours