Mar 22, 2019  
TCC Catalog 2013-2014 
TCC Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal/Legal Studies, A.S. (2112)

Program Purpose:
To prepare students to enter the field of paralegal and/or legal assisting and to perform effectively as a part of a legal services team. The course work in the program also serves as an informal primer for students considering law school.

Employment Types:
Paralegal, Legal Assistant

Program Length:
64 credit hours

Admission Requirements:
Standard high school diploma or GED diploma and meet the required minimum scores on the Florida Postsecondary Education Readiness Test, SAT or ACT (or complete the necessary developmental courses)

Academic Division:
Division of Technology and Professional Programs

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Note: Students who intend to earn a Paralegal/Legal Studies Associate of Science degree in a timely manner should pay close attention to the paralegal classes offered each semester and make enrolling in paralegal classes their first scheduling priority. The courses in this program are primarily offered as Web-based or evening classes.

Course Information

General Education (18 credit hours)

Program Courses (37 credit hours)

Please refer to Course Descriptions for information on course availability by semester.

Program Electives (3 credits hours)

Choose one of the following:

History (6 credit hours)

  • Select any college-level History  courses: 6 credit hour(s)