Sep 24, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Studies (260), Associate of Applied Science Degree

Purpose: The curriculum is designed to provide students with the level of knowledge and proficiency needed to provide services to clients under the direction and supervision of a lawyer in firms involved in a variety of specializations within the legal field.

Applied degrees (AAS/AAA) are designed to prepare students for entry into the workforce. Under formal articulation agreements with some four-year colleges and universities, students enrolled in a career/technical program who wish to pursue baccalaureate studies may be able to transfer  selected courses into related programs at senior institutions. Students interested in pursuing transfer options should consult with a Thomas Nelson advisor early in their academic career and consult the transfer guide for their intended transfer institution and

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Semester Total Credits 16

Semester Total Credits 15

Semester Total Credits 17

Spring II

Semester Total Credits 18

Total Minimum Credits 66

1ITE 119  may be substituted for ITE 115 .
2Students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should choose MTH 151  or MTH 158 .

3Recommended courses to meet requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .

Program Information (BPSISM)

For additional information about this program visit the Business, Public Services, Information Systems, and Mathematics Division web page, stop by Room 122 Diggs Hall, phone 757-825-2900, or email