Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
2/11/2017Allegany College
Proposal
AASParalegal5/29/2017
Paralegal Program Description
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Paralegal will prepare graduates for a number of roles in legal support services in private law firms, banks, insurance companies, corporations, and governmental agencies.  Graduates will demonstrate technical, problem-solving and legal research skills; recognize common ethical situations and be prepared to respond appropriately; practice legal assisting/paralegal duties with sensitivity and recognition of cultural and socioeconomic differences; and understand the importance of life-long learning in the legal field.