2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Outcomes - (HB56)

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Interview client(s) and condense fact patterns into a concise legal analysis.
  2. Explain the structure of the State and Federal Court system, including Trial Court function(s) and Appellate Court functions.
  3. Identify historical, sociological and political trends that have changed, and continue to change, the American legal system.
  4. Explain the role of forensic science in evidentiary matters pertaining to civil and criminal litigation.
  5. Research a particular fact pattern to identify all legal issues, and describe the competing arguments that can be advanced by parties to a controversy.
  6. Explain the role of the judiciary in providing a balance to the legislative and executive functions of government.
  7. Differentiate between liability issues and damage issues in legal controversies.
  8. Identify inherent restrictions in the civil and criminal legal process that inhibit the ability of the legal system to function as a tool of social justice.
  9. Identify and present a logical plan for a client, taking into account the strengths and weaknesses of adopting various legal positions.
  10. Maintain organized financial data concerning a client’s case file.
  11. Foster good relations between the law firm, department, or public entity, and the clients served.
  12. Demonstrate organization in handling multiple client case files, and maintain strict docket control for timely case file review.
  13. Understand conflict resolution as viewed from the theoretical perspective and the pragmatic perspective.
  14. Apply common law principles and statutory principles where appropriate.
  15. Recognize fundamental tort and contract principles that are found in different areas of the law.