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Legal Studies (Certificate)


CIP 22.0302
Degree: Certificate
Program Code: 261-01
Program Length: 1 year - 3 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 37
Distance Learning Option Available
 

Program Advisor
Dr. Janet Rowell
276.964.7213
Davis Hall Room 232

Purpose: The Legal Studies Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals with the skills and knowledge of the law and legal issues needed to work in various careers. These careers include legal assistant, paralegal, and other law related professions.

Occupational Objectives: The preparation of pre-service and/or in-service personnel for positions such as legal assistant, paralegal, and other law related professions.

Curriculum Admission Requirements: Students are required to meet the general admission requirements of the College. Entry into the Legal Studies Program requires proficiency in high school English. Students with an English deficiency must successfully complete the appropriate developmental English course (s) before they will be permitted to enroll in any LGL subject.