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.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory score on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English are required. If students have deficiencies in English, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|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|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|LGL 125 Legal Research||3|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|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).