LAWS295 Special Topics in Law (Experimental)
Department of Business and Innovation: Paralegal/Law
- I. Course Number and Title
- LAWS295 Special Topics in Law (Experimental)
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- LAWS100 (C or better)
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- This is a writing intensive course.
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This special topics course provides an introduction to various emerging legal issues. Topics vary by semester, and include developing areas of law and/or areas of law which are subject of frequent re-interpretation. This course is designed to enhance students' written communication skills through various writing exercises.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning GoalsStudents will:
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the various emerging legal issues selected by the paralegal faculty.
- Evaluate developing areas of law and/or areas of law which are subject to frequent re-interpretation.
- Apply written communication skills through various writing exercises.
- Analyze and debate legal trends and arguments within a variety of specialty areas of law.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning ActivitiesSee course syllabus. Topics are selected by the paralegal area faculty and subject to change by semester.
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsExams, quizzes, classroom exercises, class or online participation, and/or projects as specified by the area faculty and described in the individual instructor's course syllabus will be utilized.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.