Paralegal Studies

Associate in Fine Arts

This program offers a combination of general education and paralegal courses that prepare graduates to meet the growing demand for trained paralegals in law offices, casinos, real estate offices, probation departments, prosecutors’ offices, insurance companies and private businesses. The Paralegal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association.


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First Semester (at Salem Community College)

  • CSC 115 Computer Applications
  • ENG 101 English Composition I
  • Diversity Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Mathematics Elective 


Second Semester (at Salem Community College)

  • ENG 102 English Composition II
  • POL 102 American Government
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math/Science Elective 
  • Social Science Elective


Third Semester (at Cumberland County College)

  • BU 109 Business Law I
  • PL 101 Introduction to the Legal System
  • PL 104 Introduction to Legal Research & Writing
  • PL 206 Administration of Estates
  • PL 208 Legal Office Management


Fourth Semester (at Cumberland County College)

  • AC 103 Accounting Principles
  • PL 105 Civil Litigation
  • PL 203 Mechanics of Property Transaction
  • PL 205 Principles of Family Law
  • PL 210 Practicum
  • PL 221 Advanced Legal Research & Writing