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Articulation Agreement: Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies

Associate in Specialized Business in Paralegal at McCann School of Business and Technology with
Bachelor of Science in Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies

Requirements

Pennsylvania College of Technology will accept McCann School of Business and Technology Paralegal graduates into the Bachelor of Science in Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies (BLA) program. For those who meet the Transfer Requirements, the following course equivalencies apply.

General Education

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EN 102 – English Composition II ENL 111 – English Composition I
EN 210 - Oral Communication SPC 101 – Fundamentals of Speech
EN 215 – Business Communication MGT 230 – Business Communications
GS 110 – General Psychology PSY 111 – General Psychology
IT 100 – Introduction to Computers CSC 124 – Information, Technology, and Society
IT 101 – Word Processing OPN 2002 – Open Elective
OT 101 – Document Processing I OIT 101 – Keyboarding and its Applications

Major-Specific Courses

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PL 100 – Introduction to Legal Systems LAS 100 – Introduction to Paralegal Studies
PL 104 – Business Law LAS 110 – Business Organizational Law
PL 125 – Legal Research and Writing LAS 150 - Legal Research and Writing
PL 222 – Legal Office Systems LAS 160 – Civil Practice and Procedures
PL 215 – Real Estate Law LAS 170 – Real Property Law
PL 212 – Constitutional Law LAS 200 – Legal Assistant Transfer Elective
PL 205 – Civil Litigation LAS 210 – Civil Litigation
PL 220 – Family Law LAS 220 – Family Law
PL 211 – Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration LAS 230 – Estate and Trust Administration
PL 110 – Criminal Law and Procedure LAS 250 – Criminal Law and Procedures
PL 255 – Externship and Seminar LAS 291 – Legal Assistant Internship

Special Considerations

  • McCann School of Business and Technology applicants must have a final cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • McCann School of Business and Technology must have completed the courses to be transferred (above) with grades of C (2.0) or higher.
  • BLA General Education requirements in semesters 1-4 completed as part of the A.S.B. degree will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

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: December 30, 2010

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