Paralegal/Legal Studies, A.S.

The Paralegal/Legal Studies, A.S. program prepares students to perform effectively as a part of a legal services team and helps students successfully enter the field of paralegal and/or legal assisting. The course work in the program also serves as an informal primer for students considering law school.

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(850) 201-8488

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Overview / Requirements

Course Information

Program Overview & Requirements

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.

Program Length:
64 credit hours

Academic Division:
Behavioral, Social Sciences and Education

Contact:
(850) 201-8488

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Note: Students who intend to earn a Paralegal/Legal Studies Associate in 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 online 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, Social Sciences or Mathematics course used to fulfill general education requirements.

Program Courses (46 credit hours)


Tallahassee Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Click here for more information.