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Student Clubs

Student clubs can provide you with opportunities to network, to gain experience volunteering or organizing programs or activities. The following are just some of the student clubs in the college or related to the college.

Minimum Qualifications for Faculty at Community Colleges

Many students who enroll in the M.A. program in Social Sciences and Globalization are working to qualify to teach at the community college level.

The link will take you to the minimum qualifications required to teach in various subjects in California Community Colleges.

For more information about teaching at community college, see: Dr. Kevin Grisham, Assistant Professor of Geography Affiliated Faculty Member, M.A. in Social Sciences and Globalization

Professional Associations

There are many opportunities to attend regional, national and/or international conferences or to submit proposals to present research at conferences related to students’ specific areas of interest. Below are just a few of the professional associates that students might consider joining. Students usually get reduced memberships, and many memberships include a year-long subscription to the association’s professional journal. Take a look at their upcoming conferences to see if you can attend. Consider submitting a paper or panel proposal to present.


  • American Anthropological Association
  • Archaeology for the Public
  • Society for American Archaeology
  • Southwestern Anthropological Association


  • Association for Evolutionary Economics
  • Association for Institutional Thought
  • Association for Social Economics
  • Union for Radical Political Economics


  • Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa
  • Association of American Geographers
  • Association of Pacific Coast Geographers
  • California Geographical Society
  • Global Studies Association of North America
  • Global Studies Community
  • International Association West Region
  • Middle East Studies Association
  • Peace and Justice Studies Association


  • American Association for the History of Medicine
  • American Association for State and Local History
  • American Association of Museums
  • American Historical Association
  • California Council for the Promotion of History
  • Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past
  • National Association for Interpretation
  • National Council on Public History
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Oral History Association
  • Organization of American Historians
  • Society of American Archivists

Political Science

  • American Political Science Association
  • International Studies Association
  • Western Political Science Association


  • Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology
  • California Sociological Association
  • Pacific Sociological Association

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • African Studies Association
  • Latin American Studies Association
  • MALCS: Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (Women Active in Letters and Social Change)
  • Native American and Indigenous Studies Organization
  • NACCS: National Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies