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Alpha Kappa Delta

About Alpha Kappa Delta

Alpha Kappa Delta is an international sociology honor society, over 100 years old and with more than 115,000 members. The goal of the society is to promote the field of sociology, encourage scholarship, and advance the study of social problems to lead ultimately to improving the human condition. Members of the organization have the chance to network with future employers, add leadership opportunities to their resume and more. 

As a student-led organization, members set the agenda and plan events they want to participate in. We have an active membership on campus linked with the Sociology Club. The society undertakes community programs and initiatives, members actively seek out areas where they can make a difference to the lives of others. At the moment they are involved with running the Food Pantry on campus. 

 

How do I join?

Joining is easy though there are a few requirements: 

  • Must be a sociology major
  • Must have enough credit hours to be a junior
  • Must maintain a 3.3 GPA
  • Must have taken at least four sociology courses at Texas Wesleyan

There is a fee to join of $65. This fee provides activation of your membership with a certificate from the society and a cord to represent your membership worn at graduation.

Please click on the link for AKD Membership Activation Form.

Have a question? Contact the faculty advisor, Alison Simons, at asimons@txwes.edu.