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Program Objectives and Learning Outcomes

Objectives for the Program of Legal Education

  1.  Upon completion of the program of legal education, students will possess the skills and knowledge to enable them to pass any bar examination of their choosing.
  2. Upon completion of the program of legal education, students will possess those skills to participate as respected members of the legal profession.
  3. Upon completion of the program of legal education, students will model ethical, responsible, and professional behavior.
  4. Upon completion of the program of legal education, students will embrace cultural differences and civic and community engagement.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students shall demonstrate knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law.
  2. Students shall demonstrate competence in legal analysis and reasoning.
  3. Students shall demonstrate competence in conducting legal research.
  4. Students shall demonstrate competence in problem-solving.
  5. Students shall demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.
  6. Students shall be able and motivated to exercise proper professional and ethical responsibilities to clients, the legal system, and the wider community.
  7. Students shall demonstrate competent litigation skills.
  8. Students shall demonstrate competent transactional skills.
  9. Students shall apply cultural competency while exercising their legal skills.
  10. Students shall demonstrate competence in answering bar-style multiple-choice, essay, and performance test questions.