Law and Public Safety
The criminal justice program offers a range of courses designed to help students develop qualities that are desirable for employment in the criminal justice fields: communication capabilities, intelligence, tolerance, self-discipline and respect for constitutional values.
The paralegal studies curriculum provides students with a wide range of hands-on learning including, but not limited to: skills in research and investigation, digesting depositions, organizing case files, and drafting a variety of documents. Students also organize a trial notebook, practice interviewing expert witnesses and preparing a medical chronology, and draft jury instructions.
The pre-law degree from Casper College is primarily a general studies degree emphasizing communication skills and the understanding of political, economic, social, and cultural institutions. It is intended to prepare you for successful transfer to a bachelor’s program, with the ultimate goal of entering a graduate program in law.