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Paralegal Studies: Associate of Applied Science Degree

An Associate of Applied Science degree in Paralegal Studies is offered for those students who wish to pursue a course of study emphasizing basic paralegal skills. Credits earned in this program will apply toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies described above. Students can often earn the bachelor's degree in six additional quarters.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will:

  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of substantive and procedural law.
  • Analyze issues using legal research methodology.
  • Communicate effectively through speaking and writing.
  • Model professional behavior in accordance with ethical guidelines governing the conduct of attorneys and paralegals.