AREA OF STUDY (AOS): Business
JOB/EMPLOYMENT INFO: www.csn.edu/businessarea
CSN SCHOOL: Business, Hospitality & Public Service
CSN DEPARTMENT: Department of Business Administration
WHO SHOULD USE THIS ACADEMIC MAP
This academic map should be used by CSN students who are completing the Paralegal Studies, CA.
HOW THIS ACADEMIC MAP IS SET UP
The academic map is set up to show students the ideal path to completing the certificate in two (2) semesters. Students who cannot take the map’s recommended number of credits each semester will take longer to complete the degree, graduate and transfer.
CSN CA PARALEGAL STUDIES: DESCRIPTION
The Certificate of Achievement in Paralegal Studies is designed for students who hold an associate or baccalaureate degree. It is a program of study which qualifies its graduates to be employed in law and business related occupations, including private law firms, corporate departments and government entities. Substantive law is combined with thorough preparation in legal procedures, research methodology and practical knowledge. The Paralegal Studies Program provides the foundation for students to think critically and act ethically in accordance with the local and national rules of professional conduct. Graduates of this program will be prepared to perform high quality legal work under the direction of an attorney. The program encourages graduates to continue educational pursuits and seek community service opportunities.