Alpha Kappa Delta - (AKD)
Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), the International Sociology Honor Society, was founded on the Texas A&M-Commerce campus in 1963. Created to recognize outstanding scholarship in the field of Sociology, AKD is a democratic, non-secret organization dedicated to the scientific study of human society and the betterment of humankind. AKD sponsors a number of events and activities and often joins with SACS to sponsor guest speakers and other academic events in the department and on campus.
To be eligible, students must have:
- At least Junior standing (60+ college hours)
- A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
- Completed at least 4 courses in Sociology
- A minimum GPA 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) in all Sociology courses
Membership is granted without regard to race, creed, or national origin. Initiation is held twice a year: in November and in the Spring (usually during mid-April). Dues for the 2008-2009 year are $ 65 and include a T-Shirt, certificate, and one-year subscription to Sociological Inquiry.
AKD members who would like to purchase honor cords for graduation may do so by contacting the faculty advisor.
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For further information about Alpha Kappa Delta, contact Kenneth Clinton.