Paralegal Fundamentals Certificate PF 21

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The Paralegal Fundamentals program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for entry level positions in the law firm. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include ethical obligations; analysis of state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; criminal law and procedure; and family law. The program emphasizes opportunities that provide students with specialized legal knowledge and skills required to aid lawyers in the delivery of legal services.

Curriculum Outline

First Semester

SEMN 1000First Semester Seminar


COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


PARA 1100Introduction to Law and Ethics


Second Semester

PARA 1115Family Law


PARA 1125Criminal Law & Criminal Proced


Total Credit Hours: 12