Mar 23, 2019  
2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Studies, A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to provide an individual working under the direct supervision of an attorney with a sufficient level of knowledge and proficiency to perform tasks in meeting the needs of clients.

A paralegal will have a basic understanding of the general process of civil and criminal American law.

Program Objectives: Graduates may seek employment as a paralegal or legal assistant.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English will be required to take developmental courses.

Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1 , MTE 2  and MTE 3  will be required to take developmental courses.

It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.


Although this program is not designed for transfer, agreements with specific institutions may exist. Contact the Paralegal program head as listed on program webpage.

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