The Paralegal Studies program is designed to prepare students to assist the legal profession in making services available to the public. The program of study qualifies its graduates to be employed in law related occupations, including private law practice, corporate practice andpublic law practice. Substantive law is combined with thorough preparation in legal procedures to emphasize practical knowledge. Graduates of the program will be prepared to perform legalwork of high quality under the direction of an attorney. The program will also provide the opportunity for those employed in law-related occupations to improve and supplement their skill.