Alpha Kappa Delta
Alpha Kappa Delta is the international honor society in sociology, founded for the purposes of stimulating scholarship and promoting the scientific study of society and an integral part of many Sociology programs. In the past eight decades, over 80,000 scholars have been initiated into the society, and more than 490 chapters have been chartered internationally. Alpha Kappa Delta publishes Sociological Inquiry, a peer-review journal that has featured many prominent sociologists have published in Sociological Inquiry. Students applying for membership must be juniors with an overall grade point average of 3.3 or a 'B' average in sociology, with at least 12 hours of sociology course-work.
Graduate students must complete at least one-half year of course work in sociology while maintaining at least a 'B' average. Student scholarship in Alpha Kappa Delta is recognized in several ways. The Society sponsors student travel to regional meetings, supporting those who want to present their own work and learn from the scholarly presentations of others, and annual student paper contests, presenting awards including monetary prizes, travel support, and scholarships.
Alpha Phi Sigma Alpha Phi Sigma (Kappa Sigma Chapter) is an international honor society recognizing outstanding performance in the field of criminology and criminal justice. Its mission is to promote analytical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and lifelong learning; to keep abreast of the advances in scientific research; to elevate the standards of the criminal justice professions and to sustain in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education and professional training. Undergraduate eligibility for criminology majors and minors requires the completion of 45 credits of college work, with at least 4 courses in criminology from Cabrini College with a criminology average of 3.2, an overall GPA of 3.3, and rank in the top third of the class.