Paralegal

The Paralegal emphasis prepares learners for effective paralegal work as a member of a legal services delivery team. Classes in the emphasis offer both current theory and practice to enhance the professional skills of those interested in pursuing paralegal employment.

Career Opportunities: Graduates may work in law firms, government agencies, and legal departments at corporations. The most common positions include employment as a paralegal or legal assistant.

This 15-unit emphasis may be paired with the following programs: B.A. in Applied Psychology, B.A. in Applied Studies, B.A. in Leadership, B.A. in Management, B.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Health Sciences, and B.S. in Information Systems.

Coursework15 units
PARA 310
Introduction to Law
3
PARA 330
Legal Research and Writing
3
PARA 350
Legal Technology
3
PARA 410
Tort Law
3
PARA 430
Contracts
3
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.