Sociology Honors Societies

Application forms for the USD Sociology Honors Society and/or AKD International Sociology Honor Society can be downloaded below.

USD Sociology Honor Society

Membership Requirements

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0, or by faculty nomination
  • Serious interest in the field of Sociology

Application Form

USD's Sociology Honors Society Application (PDF)

Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society (AKD)

USD's Alpha Nu of California chapter


Undergraduates must be sociology majors or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology within an official program of a host institution with a chartered chapter of the Society. Students must:

  • Be at least a junior
  • Rank in the top 35% of their class, or have an overall GPA of 3.3
  • Have a sociology GPA of at least 3.0
  • Have taken at least four courses in sociology at the host institution

Membership Requirements

One-time fee for lifetime membership of $40

Application Form

AKD Application (PDF)

Julia Miller Cantzler, PhD, JD

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
(619) 260-6802
Saints Tekakwitha & Serra Hall, Room 229

Adina Batnitzky, PhD

Associate Professor, Sociology
(619) 260-7428
Saints Tekakwitha & Serra Hall, Room 216