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CCOG for PL 275 Fall 2022

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Course Number:
PL 275
Course Title:
Paralegal Career Development
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Covers application process and practices used to obtain employment in the legal field and begin developing a paralegal career or career in an alternative, related legal field. Required: 18 credits earned in Paralegal courses. Prerequisites: PL 101.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Apply job search tools appropriate to the paralegal field.
  2. Develop and revise a resume, cover letter and application.
  3. Prepare for and execute effective interviewing techniques.
  4. Identify paralegal-related career opportunities to match skills and career goals.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

May include Attendance, Class participation, Assignments, Exams, Quizzes, Projects and Mock Interviews