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PLA 2930 - Capstone-Portfolio


1 credit
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 18 credit hours of PLA coursework, to include either CJL 2100  and/or BUL 2241 -all with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisites: PLA 2942  
Required: THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED AND IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS PREPARING TO GRADUATE AND TRANSITION TO EMPLOYMENT AND/OR CONTINUING EDUCATION.

This capstone course will provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate what they have learned in the A.S. Paralegal program and gauge their ability to apply it. Students will engage in active discussions on law related topics and issues, particularly those that relate to current events. This course also requires the student to write a short paper on a contemporary legal topic or issue. Additionally, the student will prepare a cover letter and resume specifically for a paralegal or other law related position that he or she finds posted locally, nationally, or internationally. Students not working in a related field or who desire to improve their current positions will be encouraged to apply for the positions they find. Successful completion of the course requires demonstrating learning outcomes from core courses by passing the comprehensive examination at the end of the course. STUDENTS MUST PASS THIS CLASS IN ORDER TO EARN THE PARALEGAL STUDIES, A.S. DEGREE.



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