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Articulation Agreement: Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies

Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies at Harrisburg Area Community College with
Bachelor of Science in Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies


Pennsylvania College of Technology will accept any A.A. Paralegal studies degree graduate of HACC into the Bachelor of Science in Legal Assistant – Paralegal Studies (BLA) program. The following pre-BLA courses must be taken in the fifth through eighth semester sequence If not part of the associate degree.

HACC Penn College
ENGL 101 – English Comp I ENL 111 – English Comp I
MATH 111 – Principles of Math MTH 151 – Structures of Math
SPCH 101 – Effective Speaking SPC 101 – Fundamentals of Speech
Core A Elective ELE (Humanities/Social Science)
Core B Elective ELE (Humanities/Social Science/Foreign Language/English Comp. II/Topics in Mathematics – MTH 153)
Core C – Science Science Elective (3/4 credit)
CIS 105 CSC 110
PE & Wellness – ANY 1 Credit PE/Wellness class FIT (1 credit)

Special Considerations

  • Students must complete LAS 170, Real Property Law (3 credits), a core legal assistant course, unless PLGL 209, Real Estate Law for Paralegals, was completed at HACC as a “career elective”.
  • Courses taken at HACC beyond the associate degree will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • A course required in the fifth through eighth semester and also in the associate degree sequence will be replaced in the fifth through eight semester by a higher level course in that subject area.

Students who transfer to Penn College are responsible for meeting all graduation requirements of their chosen degrees, including the established minimums that dictate the number of credits that must be completed at Penn College.

Articulation Agreement implemented: February 16, 2009

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