There are two undergraduate organizations dedicated to sociology majors. The first in the form of the sociology club is part social organization and part service. The second, Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is the International Sociology Honor Society.


Sociology Club

Students may also enjoy and benefit from participating in the Sociology Club. In the club students can share knowledge and basic insights related to the discipline, socialize, and take part in community service projects. Club members can attend state and regional association meetings, these meetings provide students with great learning opportunities as well as chances to gain experience at public presentation, take part in paper competitions, and learning workshops.



Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD)

AKD is the academic honor society for sociology. Members of AKD are eligible to apply for travel funds to conferences and for entry into student paper competitions. Each year AKD has a ceremony to honor its new inductees which includes an expert guest speaker on a topic of interest.

Requirements for AKD are as follows:
  1. Must be an officially declared sociology major or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology within an official program of the host institution.
  2. Must be at least a junior (third year) by standards of the host institution.
  3. Must have accumulated the equivalent of an overall GPA of 3.0 (by a four point scale where: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0) and rank in the top 35% of their class in general scholarship.
  4. Must have maintained the equivalent of a 3.0 GPA in sociology courses taken at the host institution prior to initiation.
  5. Must have completed at least four regular courses in sociology prior to initiation (exclusive of extension or courses graded pass/fail).