Paralegal Program Transfer Policy

The following courses can be completed at Collin County Community College District, Dallas County Community College District- El Centro College, or any university or junior college with an ABA-approved paralegal program and transferred to A&M-Commerce for credit:

  • Introduction to Law or Jurisprudence
  • Legal Research I
  • Probate
  • Family Law

The granting of credit for any of the above transferable courses taken at non-ABA-approved paralegal programs is subject to the following requirements:

  • The course must have been completed at a regionally-accredited university or junior college.
  • The transfer student must provide a copy of the course title and description in his/her institution’s most recent catalog, copy of the course syllabus, as well as a sample of assignments given in the course, for evaluation by the program coordinator. The program coordinator will make the final decision regarding the transferability of the course.

For both ABA- and non-ABA-approved programs, a grade of “C” or higher must be earned in each transferable course to be accepted.