The paralegal emphasis is designed for students to acquire foundational knowledge and skills necessary to pursue entry-level opportunities within the legal system. The emphasis provides theoretical, practical, and technical applications of legal skills. Students will develop a well-rounded understanding of the scope and role of paralegal professionals in the legal system. Students enrolled in the Paralegal emphasis are required to attend at least one summer term.
Upon completion, students will be able to:
Write criminal justice correspondence/documents
Analyze public policy implications of criminological theory