College of Arts & Sciences

StudentsDepartment Film & Discussion Nights
Each semester the Department attempts to organize the showing of a film on a compelling and sometimes controversial socio-cultural topic.  Past films have included “The Times of Harvey Milk,” “Sicko,” and “Digital Nation.”  The events include facilitated discussion among students and faculty members. Some professors offer extra credit for attendance or related papers.
Read about the Spring 2012 event »

Alpha Kappa Delta, International Sociology Honor Society
Bi-annually, eligible students are inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) the international sociology student honor society of the American Sociological Association. The installation ceremony invites the relatives and friends of distinguished majors to join with the faculty in honoring outstanding student achievement. When appropriate, the faculty also presents a Distinguished Graduate Award at this event to an alumnus who best illustrates the principles of Humanistic Sociology in his or her professional and community life.

Lambda Alpha Delta, National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology
Students who have completed at least 12 credits in anthropology with an average of 3.0 are encouraged to apply for membership in Lambda Alpha Delta (LAD), the Seton Hall University chapter of the National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology. The newly established chapter, a student-led initiative, seeks to promote excellence and increased awareness of anthropology as a humanistic social science. The LAD holds joint bi-annual induction ceremonies with the sociology honor society.

Alpha Theta Chapter of The National Social Work Honor Society
This is a distinction for social work majors. Seniors with a grade point average of at least 3.0 may be eligible.  For more information, please contact Professor Quartaro at (973) 761-9471 or quartaem@shu.edu.

Social Work Field Practice Agencies
Field practice (junior and senior-year internships) is an integral part Social Work education program and provides opportunity to apply classroom content. Practicum sites include healthcare facilities; mental health centers; schools, corrections and other criminal justice programs; child welfare agencies; poverty programs; senior citizen programs; community action programs; multi-service centers; family service agencies; child guidance clinics; legal services; substance abuse treatment programs and others.

Urban Anthropological Resources
Anthropology students have formal and informal opportunities to benefit from the rich cultural offerings in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, including the American Museum of Natural History, El Museo del Barrio, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Jewish Museum, the New York Academy of Sciences, the New York Public Library, Asia Society, the Calandra Institute of Italian and Italian-American Studies, the Newark Museum, and the Jersey City Museum, among others.

Baccalaureate Child Welfare Education Program (BCWEP)
This is an initiative of The State of New Jersey, Department of Children and Families, Division of Youth and Family Services, under the administrative leadership of Richard C. Stockton College of New Jersey.  This is a competitive, full scholarship opportunity with a stipend, for senior Social Work students who are interested in a career in child protective services.  For more information and requirements, please contact the Department for more information.

The Social Work Student Organization
The mission of the organization is community service, learning outside the classroom, and curriculum and other types of consultation. For more information, please contact the department.

The Anthropology Club
This student-run group attempts to promote socio-cultural understanding and examination of social actions and behaviors that are taken for granted.  They plan to organize student-led discussions, foreign film viewings, lectures by faculty members, and trips to museums and other cultural sites.

Contact Us

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
(973) 761-9170
Fax (973) 275-2366
Jubilee Hall

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