Bachelor of Arts in Social Science 2+2 Program for students who have earned the Associate of Applied Business in Legal Assisting

Social Sciences 2+2 Program for Students who Complete the Legal Assisting Program

The social sciences study humans' behaviors and interactions, both with other humans and their physical environments. The social sciences include psychology, sociology, international relations, geography, history, political science, anthropology and economics. Each discipline emphasizes a different aspect of human behavior. The social science major seeks to integrate these diverse fields, providing a coherent, holistic view of human behavior.

The 2+2 program offers students who have earned their associate degree in legal assisting a seamless transition to a baccalaureate degree. The social sciences major may be particularly appropriate for students interested in working in government, law, business, or social services.

This degree is for students who have completed their associate of applied business in legal assisting technology degree. The coordinator for the legal assisting degree is Dr. Karen Crummie, Professor of Legal Assisting. Dr. Crummie can be reached at (740) 351-3575 or

Degree Requirements Checklist

Degree Checklist (PDF)

Degree Requirements (PDF)

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The social sciences portion of this degree is coordinated by Dr. Darrell Rudmann, Associate Professor of Psychology. For additional information please contact Dr. Rudmann at (740) 351-3350 or

Career Examples

Below are just a few of the careers that social sciences/legal assisting majors have pursued:

Legal Assistant

Legal assistants perform a variety of support jobs for supervising attorneys. Common duties include administrative assisting and legal research. Learn more about legal assisting at

Victim Advocate

Victim Advocates assist crime victims and witnesses through the aftermath of crime and assist crime victims in locating and utilizing resources to better their emotional and mental health. Learn more about probation officers

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