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PL – Paralegal Outcomes

AAS - Paralegal AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply analytic, critical thinking and research skills to fact situations within a legal context.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate professional skills necessary to a paralegal career, including oral and written communication and technology skills.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Adhere to professional and ethical standards appropriate to the legal profession.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Use effective personal, interersonal, time and project management skills required in the legal profession.
  • Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Demonstrate breadth of knowledge across several disciplines in humanities, social science, mathematics and science.
  • Self-Reflection

ACERT1 - Paralegal One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply analytic, critical thinking and research skills to fact situations within a legal context.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate professional skills necessary to a paralegal career, including oral and written communication and technology skills.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Adhere to professional and ethical standards appropriate to the legal profession.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Use effective personal, interpersonal, time and project management skills required in the legal profession.
  • Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection