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

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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:
Admission requirements for TPP programs are the same as admission to the College: standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Most TPP program courses require students to be College-ready, which means the student must have appropriate placement scores, complete any needed developmental education or meet the requirements for a documented exemption.

Academic Division:
Division of Technology and Professional Programs

Contact:
(850) 201-8352 or techedu@tcc.fl.edu

View Information about Graduation Requirements and Year of Entry .

View a sample semester-by-semester plan for this program.

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)


Note:


To satisfy State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, students must earn a grade of “C” or better in any Communications, Humanities, History/Social Science or Mathematics course used to fulfill general education requirements.

Program Courses (37 credit hours)


Not all courses are offered in all semesters. View course description for availability.

Program Electives (3 credits hours)


Choose one of the following:

History (6 credit hours)


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

Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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