A.A.S. Lay Advocate/Paralegal

Associate of Applied Science – Lay Advocate/Paralegal

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE IN LAY ADVOCATE/PARALEGAL:

  1. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the Constitutional and legal foundations of American law.
  2. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the powers and limitations of Indian law based on federal law and legal precedent.
  3. The student will demonstrate a foundational understanding of civil and criminal law sufficient to obtain entry-level employment as a paralegal or to represent Tribal constituents as a lay advocate in Tribal courts.