Pre-Law Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Information

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Contact the Pensacola State College Business Department for assistance in planning your program of study.


Program Contact
Dr. James Hightower

(850) 484-1367
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Department Head
Dr. Barbara Rodriguez
(850) 484-2504
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Introduction to the Pre-Law Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Program

This curriculum provides the first two years in a pre-law curriculum for students who expect to enter law school upon completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree program. It is aimed at a broad general education in the liberal arts and sciences. There is no standard, prescribed pre-law curriculum. However, students who intend to enter a phase of law in which the major emphasis will be business should follow the business transfer program.

Students should consult with an advisor at the college or university they plan to attend for the specific courses recommended by that institution. We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State College Business Department for assistance in planning your program of study.

Beyond Graduation . . .

This program is designed to provide the first two years in a pre-law curriculum for students who expect to enter law school upon completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree program. It is aimed at a broad general education in the liberal arts and sciences. There is no standard, prescribed pre-law curriculum. However, students who intend to enter a phase of law in which the major emphasis will be business should follow the business transfer program.

Occupations

Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.

Court Reporter

Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.

Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher

Search real estate records, examine titles, or summarize pertinent legal or insurance documents or details for a variety of purposes. May compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies.

 

Legal Secretary

Perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research.



Occupation
Lawyers
2015 Cur. Openings
919
2023 Prj. Openings
1063
Est. Annual Openings
32.4
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$92,501.50
Occupation
Lawyers
2015 Cur. Openings
288
2023 Prj. Openings
326
Est. Annual Openings
9.3
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$81,968.64
Occupation
Judicial Law Clerks
2015 Cur. Openings
15
2023 Prj. Openings
16
Est. Annual Openings
0.4
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$46,428.04
Occupation
Lawyers
2015 Cur. Openings
56384
2023 Prj. Openings
64112
Est. Annual Openings
1851.3
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$99,175.80


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