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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2013-2014 Catalog 
    Aug 04, 2020  
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Studies, Arts and Sciences Option, A.A.

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The paralegal studies program provides a sequence of courses for students who plan to continue in paralegal studies at an upper division institution. The program includes electives in administration of justice, business, history, and political science. Students should identify an intended transfer institution as early as possible and complete appropriate courses.

General Education Requirements (31-33 Credits)


Behavioral/Social Sciences

Biological/Physical Science



Electives (9 Credits)

 Electives should be selected in consultation with the coordinator of the Paralegal Program to satisfy career goals or a transfer advisor and the transfer institution.  Some recommended courses are listed below:

Degree Requirement (61 Credits)


Students who have been convicted of certain crimes may be precluded from employment in this field and may affect internship placement. Please discuss concerns with the program coordinator.

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