Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications
Articulation Agreement: Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies

Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal/Legal Assistant at Northampton Community College with
Bachelor of Science in Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies


Pennsylvania College of Technology will accept any A.A.S. Paralegal studies degree graduate 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.

Northampton Community College Penn College
ENGL 101 – English I ENL 111 – English Comp I
MTH 150 – Introduction to Mathemateics I
CMTH 102 – Speech Communication SPC 101 – Fundamentals of Speech
General Education Elective ELE (Humanities/Social Science)
General Education Elective ELE (Humanities/Social Science/Foreign Language/English Comp. II/Topics in Mathematics – MTH 153)
Science Elective (3/4 credit)
CSC 110 – Intro. to Information Technology
FIT (1 credit)

Special Considerations

  • Courses taken at Northampton Community College 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: June 30, 2001

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