About this course
Associate of Applied Science Degree focuses on developing a more in-depth professional knowledge and skill sets relating to litigation practices, advance document drafting, and legal research and writing. Emphasis is given to developing greater proficiency in both legal and administrative duties. The AAS also provides a more in-depth study of the federal-state court systems, jurisdictional issues, theories of law, and identifying substantive and procedural laws. Competency objectives are demonstrated by satisfactory completion of mock simulations, projects and assignments that pattern many professional work related tasks likely to be performed on the job.
This degree option also provides sufficient academic vigor to successfully prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution. As part of the technical grooming process, this degree option requires students to complete an internship position within a legalbusiness setting to gain on-the-job experience.