Alpha Kappa Delta

Applying to the Alpha Kappa Delta: Beta Chapter of New York

The Beta Chapter of AKD is governed by and subject to the articles spelled out in the most recent official AKD Handbook.

Undergraduates may apply for membership in the Sociology Honor Society, Beta Chapter of AKD, if they have fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Must be an officially declared sociology major.
  2. Must have junior standing by standards of the host institution.
  3. Must have attained a 3.5 grade point average in sociology and a 3.3 overall GPA.
  4. Must have completed at least 12 hours of sociology at Syracuse University prior to initiation.

Graduate students may also apply for membership in the Sociology Honor Society, Beta Chapter of AKD, if they have fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Must have completed one full semester in sociology at Syracuse University prior to initiation.
  2. Must have attained at least a 3.3 grade point average.
  3. Must be matriculated in a program of study leading toward a graduate degree in sociology at the host institution.

Lifetime membership to AKD requires a $48 initiation fee, $33 of which will be paid as a gift from the Department of Sociology. This fee includes the first year subscription to the AKD scholarly journal, Sociological Inquiry.

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