Alpha Kappa Delta
Alpha Kappa Delta is an international Sociology honor society that encourages the study of humanity for the purpose of service. Each candidate for membership must be an officially declared Sociology Major or demonstrate a serious interest in Sociology; must be at least a junior; must have accumulated the equivalent of an overall grade point average of 3.0; must have maintained the equivalent of a 3.0 grade point average in sociology courses and must have completed at least four regular courses in sociology prior to initiation.
The Sociology Club
The Sociology Club at Salem State College is a student-organized body composed of Sociology Majors and those with a serious interest in Sociology. It is designed to provide an informal atmosphere for discussion within academic and social settings. Guest speakers, career workshops, field trips, and pertinent social issues are important areas of interest for the Club. The Sociology Club is governed and directed by Sociology students. Officers are elected in the spring of each year. A faculty advisor is also elected at that time.
Center for Child Studies
The Salem State College Center for Child Studies is designed to promote and protect the future of our nation's most precious natural resource - our children. The CCS is an interdisciplinary group of faculty members who are interested in the comprehensive study of child well-being, childhood, child welfare.
Traveling abroad offers the chance to interact with different cultures and promotes a deeper understanding of the complex world we live in. The Sociology Department organizes spring break trips for students to engage in international travel.