Nov 28, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog

Criminal Justice Technology - Paralegal Studies Emphasis, A.A.S.


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.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Write criminal justice correspondence/documents
  • Analyze public policy implications of criminological theory
  • Manage criminal investigations
  • Develop a career plan
  • Apply appropriate civil law standards

Graduation Credits Required: 63