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  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Paralegal/Legal Assisting [2018]


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Associate in Science Degree

(64 Credit Hours)

Program Manager

Suzanne Bechtol
941-752-5359 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65359 Venice
bechtos@scf.edu

Program Goal

To educate paralegals with an effective balance of legal knowledge and practical skills. To prepare the student for work in the legal profession upon graduation and to sit for the National Legal Assistant Certification Exam. This program is considered to be substantially in compliance with ABA guidelines for paralegal education by the American Association for Paralegal Education.

General Education Courses


Subtotal Credit Hours: 15


Program Specialization Courses


Please consult the course description section of the Catalog for any prerequisites. Students should take the PLA courses in sequence if possible.

Note(s):


The Legal Assisting Program has a recommended sequence that includes both general and specialized program courses.

Please see the Paralegal/Legal Assisting Program manager for additional information.

Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. Contact Career and Technical Education for more information.

A related certificate also is offered. See certificate  listing.

Degree Pathway

Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Please follow link to: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/degree-pathways.asp

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