Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)
This program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in the legal field as a paralegal or legal assistant. This is a first-level program for a person who intends to pursue a certificate and/or associate degree in paralegal studies or legal assisting.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts||3||See Note 1.|
|LGL 110 Introduction to Law and the Legal Assistant||3|
|LGL 125 Legal Research||3|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|LGL 126 Legal Writing||3|
|Elective ( any LGL course)||3|
|Total Credits For Program||18|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).
*Programs not eligible for financial aid.
**Programs related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM-H).
***Programs related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM-H) and not eligible for financial aid.
Pending approval. Approval expected during 2015-2016 academic year.