Paralegal Studies Program Objectives

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies, graduates will be able to:

  1. Conduct research using all appropriate resources to identify and obtain relevant legal authority.
  2. Compose documents based on factual investigation, legal research, and analysis to inform and/or persuade.
  3. Apply legal terminology, principles of law, and rules of ethical legal practice to the performance of paralegal services.
  4. Operate as productive and professional members of a legal services delivery team using appropriate communication, technology, and time-management skills.
  5. Perform substantive legal work under the direction of an attorney, as permitted by law.