curriculum document Paralegal/Legal Assistant - AAS

curriculum document Paralegal Certificate

Why This Program?

If you enjoy investigative research, are organized and  are a good communicator, a Paralegal degree may be just what you are looking for.  Lawyers often delegate some of their tasks to paralegals who serve as a liaison between the many different parties involved in a legal transaction and assist the lawyer with many important responsibilities.  The paralegal program at HCC will prepare you to conduct legal research, help you become familiar with legal processes and provide you with an understanding of the various segments of the legal field.

The following program is a suggested guide. All students should plan their individual programs with their faculty advisors.