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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Paralegal Studies: A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science1

The Paralegal Studies program is designed to introduce students to the substantive and practical aspects of the paralegal function, leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree. The program emphasizes both the theory and the practice of paralegal procedures essential for employment in a law office or other legal settings. The program can be pursued on a full or part-time basis.

Students wishing to transfer to four-year schools as pre-law majors should consult the Business Department.

SEQUENCE OF COURSES: This model is a two-year course schedule for students meeting all program requirements and deciding to pursue full-time study. Schedules will be redesigned for those requiring preparatory courses or those deciding to pursue part-time study.

Program supervised by:
Rick Behr, Chairman
Office: Business Building, Room B-108
Telephone: 607 778-5133
E-mail: behrrp1@sunybroome.edu

Gerald A. Loy, Esq., Coordinator
Office: Business Building, Room B-216A
Telephone: 607 778-5300
E-mail: loyga@sunybroome.edu



Fall Semester 18 Credits

  • Math/Science Elective2 Credits: 3
  • Business Elective Credits: 3
  • Social Science Elective3 Credits: 3
  • Free Elective Credits: 3

Spring Semester 18 Credits

  • ENG Advisor Approved English Course Credits: 3
  • Paralegal Elective Credits: 3
  • Paralegal Elective Credits: 3
  • Paralegal Elective Credits: 3
  • Math/Science Elective2 Credits: 3
  • Arts/Science Elective Credits: 3

Total Credits: 68


Students should check with their advisors during the scheduling process to make sure courses are taken in proper sequence and any prerequisites have been met. Some flexibility is available as to when courses must be taken, but not all courses are offered every semester.

A Paralegal Certificate is available.
2Recommended Math/Sciences: MAT 113/114/115/124, PHS 111
3Choose one from the following: ECO 110/111, SOC 110/111, POS 201/204, SOS 111/120/130.
4See Advisor


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