May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook

Paralegal Studies, CSC



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PURPOSE: This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the legal field.  Jobs include paralegal and legal assistant.  

CREDENTIALS:  A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet Brightpoint admission requirements. New students should work with their New Student Navigator to get ready for their first semester. They can also email getstarted@brightpoint.edu for assistance. Continuing students should work with their faculty advisor on academic planning and graduation requirements.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Research and evaluate a case brief.
  2. Perform legal research.
  3. Write a memorandum of law.

 

Required Courses


Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 18


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myBrightpoint portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.

Students who desire to continue with the Business Administration, Paralegal Studies Specialization should consult with their faculty advisor.

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