The legal studies/paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) and has just received re-approval status for a seven-year period. This program offers training, internship opportunities and job placement for students and graduates. In addition to the liberal core that offers critical thinking and analytical skills, students receive education courses that enhance the professional skills necessary to legal professionals. The program curriculum includes a strong basis of legal specialty courses that provide practical skills training. These skills are sought after by many employers. Paralegals may work in a wide variety of legal settings, law and related jobs, or even attend law school after the completion of a B.A. degree.