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Legal Studies Pathway

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Legal Studies Pathway

The Legal Studies Pathway introduces CTE learners to the occupations and educational opportunities related to representing clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, as well as assisting lawyers and preparing legal documents. This Pathway explores possible specializations in a single area of law.

What You Can Learn:

  • Law enforcement terminology

  • Federal state court systems

  • Constitutional laws for criminal procedures

  • Application of law in civil and criminal procedures

What You Can Become:
(with additional education and training)

  • Lawyer

  • Paralegal

  • Legal Assistant

What You Can Take: 

  • Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security*

  • Court Systems and Practices

  • Advanced Legal Skills and Professions

  • Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

*denotes courses that begin at home campus

View the Legal Studies Program of Study Guide (PDF opens in a new window).

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