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Articulation Agreement: Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies

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

Requirements

Pennsylvania College of Technology will accept South Hills School of Business and Technology Legal Assistant 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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GE 236 – Introduction to Psychology
plus CE 148 – Introduction to Sociology
Social Science Elective
GE 201 – Economics Social Science Elective
EN 101 – English I
plus GE 227 – English II
plus GE 235 – English III
MGT 230 – Business Communications
KE 101 – Keyboarding I and Lab OIT 101 – Keyboarding and its Applications
CP 101 – Introduction to Computing
plus CP 212 – Microsoft Office
plus WP 202 – Word Processing
plus WP 205 – Advanced Word Processing
CSC 124 – Information, Technology, and Society
KE 143 - Keyboarding II
plus KE 144 – Keyboarding II Lab
OIT 111 – Keyboarding and Formatting
CD 204 – Job Search Skills OPN 2001 – Open Transfer Elective

Major-Specific Courses

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LE 203 – Introduction to Law LAS 100 – Introduction to Paralegal Studies
LE 220 – Civil Litigation I
plus LE 221 Civil Litigation I Lab
LAS 160 – Civil Practice and Procedures
MG 207 – Real Estate Fundamentals
plus MG 210 – Real Estate Practice
LAS 170 – Real Property Law
LE 116 – Introduction to Law of Torts LAS 200 – Legal Assistant Transfer Elective
LE 222 – Civil Litigation II
plus LE 223 – Civil Litigation II Lab
LAS 210 – Civil Litigation
LE 114 – Introduction to Family Law
plus LE 205 – Legal Terminology
LAS 220 – Family Law
LE 212 – Wills and Trusts
plus LE 105 – Cyber Law
LAS 230 – Estate and Trust Administration
LE 103 – Introduction to Criminal Law  LAS 250 – Criminal Law and Procedures
LE 601 – Legal Assistant Internship LAS 291 – Legal Assistant Internship

Special Considerations

  • South Hills School of Business and Technology applicants must have a final cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • South Hills 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 7, 2010

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