The Sociology Honors Society for Undergraduates

Alpha Kappa Delta Honorary Society

Alpha Kappa Delta is the National Sociology Honorary Society dedicated to the promotion of the study of sociology, research on social problems, and other social and intellectual activities that lead to improvement in the human condition. The AKD Chapter at the University of Arizona was founded in 1954. The Society (administered through the Chapter) provides opportunities for qualified students to participate in regional and national sociology conferences.  Many regular Chapter activities are held in conjunction with the Sociology Club. Eligibility for membership in the Society includes being an officially declared sociology major, the attainment of at least junior standing, the completion of at least four regular courses in sociology prior to initiation, and the maintenance of a minimum 3.3 grade point average (GPA) in sociology courses.