Alpha Kappa Delta

International Sociology Honor Society Benefits of Membership

  • Lifetime membership
  • One year subscription to Sociological Inquiry, the official journal of the society
  • Membership certificate and handbook
  • Opportunity to purchase AKD jewelry
  • Opportunity to participate in local chapter activities
  • Special invitation to Sociology Department Colloquia series & other events
  • Free subscription to departmental newsletter


  • Junior or Senior standing (graduate students also eligible)
  • GPA in Sociology and overall of 3.0 or above
  • Four courses in Sociology
  • Completion of

How to Apply for Membership

  1. Fill out the form entitled “Application for Membership in AKD.”

  2. Attach a copy of your most recent UCD transcript to the application.

  3. Accompany both the above with a check for $40 made out to: Lyn Lofland - AKD.

  4. Give all three items to Lyn Lofland, Chair of the Undergraduate Program Committee and 2006-2007 AKD Faculty Advisor.

Application forms are available on various bulletin boards around the department and from the advising office.