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Sociology Student Organizations

Titans are involved.

Sociology student organizations are incredibly important and helpful in getting involved and connected to the field of study. Two of the Sociology-specific student organizations offered to Titans are Sociology Club and Alpha Kappa Delta. 

UW Oshkosh Sociology Club

The UWO Sociology Club (Soc Club, for short!) promotes a sense of community among members of the Sociology Department and provides academically and professionally enriching opportunities for members of the organization as well as other university students. The club hosts events, participates in volunteer opportunities and collaborates with other organizations when possible. Soc Club is based on intersectional and inclusive ideals and welcomes all students. 

Alpha Kappa Delta

The UW Oshkosh Gamma chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta invites applications for membership in Alpha Kappa Delta – the international sociology honor society.

Eligibility Requirements – Undergraduates

1. Must be an officially declared sociology major or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology within an official program of the host institution.

2. Must be at least a junior (third year) by standards of the host institution.

3. Must have accumulated the equivalent of an overall GPA of 3.0 (by a four point scale where: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0) and rank in the top 35% of their class in general scholarship

4. Must have maintained the equivalent of a 3.0 GPA in sociology courses taken at the host institution prior to initiation.

5. Must have completed at least four regular courses in sociology prior to initiation (exclusive of extension or courses graded pass/fail).

 

Membership

  • The status of Life Member is conferred upon those persons who have been approved for membership by a Chartered Chapter of this society and who have paid the initiation fee for membership.
  • The status of Voting Member is conferred upon those Life Members who maintain a current subscription to Sociological Inquiry, official journal of the United Chapters of Alpha Kappa Delta.

 

Cost

$42, payable to the Gamma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta.  The chapter will deposit checks and write one check to AKD for all new initiates.

 

Information Required

1.  Name as you wish to have it appear on the certificate.
2.  Address to which AKD materials should be sent. (Will forward to AKD – permanent address is best)
3.  UWO identification number to enable us to verify eligibility requirements.

 

Contact

Dr. Orlee Hauser
hauser@uwosh.edu

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH
Sociology Department

(920) 424-2030
nasha@uwosh.edu
Sage Hall, Room 4610

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