This ABA-approved minor/certificate in legal studies provides you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to be successful in the paralegal profession. You will learn the theory behind laws, and how they are made. You’ll analyze legal problems, conduct research and write a properly formatted legal memo and other correspondence. You will hone your written and oral communication skills and be able to present a coherent, well-supported legal argument.
The minor is planned and taught by lawyers to provide students with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of the legal system. A combination of class work and real-world experience prepares legal studies certificate students for a broad range of professional opportunities.