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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Legal Studies (A.A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Contact Robin Malone, 345-5671 ( or Kristen Johnson, 371-5451 (

Associate in Applied Science
Major Code - LGLA.AAS

Prepares students with the skills and knowledge required to work as a legal assistant in a law office, government agency or corporation under the direct supervision of a practicing attorney.

A grade of C or higher is required for satisfactory completion of all Major Course Requirements and Major Course Options courses. Students having education, training or experience in word processing or keyboarding are encouraged to earn credit by examination for courses listed as RELATED COURSE REQUIREMENTS.

More information is available on the Legal Studies website.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (15 Semester Hours)

Communication - 3 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours

Life & Physical Sciences/Mathematics - 3 Hours

Language, Philosophy & Culture/Creative Arts - 3 Hours

Institutional Requirement (3 Semester Hours)

Total (60 Semester Hours)

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