Degree Plans - Paralegal - Paralegal AAS
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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
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Degree Plan Code: AAS.PARALEGAL.10
The Paralegal Studies Program is an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree program designed to prepare the student to function as a technically qualified assistant to the lawyer.
Upon completion of the program, graduates should be able to accomplish these program goals:
+Paralegal Electives - SIX credit hours must be selected from the following:
++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
+++Social/Behavioral Science Electives - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.