International Sociology Honor Society

Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of academic excellence, achievement in sociology, and promotion of an interest in sociology, research in social problems, and activities leading to human welfare.

Who May Join:

Undergraduate students must:

  • Be sociology majors or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology
  • Be at least a junior
  • Rank in the top 35% of their class
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • Have a sociology GPA of at least 3.0
  • Have taken at least four sociology courses

Graduate students must:

  • Have completed at least one semester of sociology graduate study
  • Have a graduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Have continuous enrollment towards a sociology graduate degree

Why Join:

  • Builds your resume when applying for a job or a graduate program
  • You will stand out at commencement with honor cords
  • You can hear guest speakers on:
      • Careers for sociology majors
      • Applying your degree to the “real” world
      • Tips on taking the GRE
  • Participate in community outreach events:
      • Food bank
      • Boys and girls club of Weld County
      • Adopt a family in need at Christmas
  • Get to know other sociology students:
      • Welcome picnic with games
      • Billiards
      • Bowling
      • Corn maze

To Join:

Contact Sandra Harmon at (970) 351-2307 or Sandra.Harmon@unco.edu for additional information about AKD.