Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society (AKD)
AKD is a non-secret, democratic, international society of scholars dedicated to the ideal of investigating humanity for the purpose of service.
- Recognizing academic achievement: AKD membership reflects a standard of academic accomplishment and excellence.
- Job market returns: For new graduates pursuing certain types of employment, AKD membership will increase your salary.
- For example, civil service employees receive a two-step boost in pay grade if they list AKD membership on job applications.
- AKD is a great way to spiff up your resumé.
Minimum requirements include:
- Junior standing
- Completed at least 12 credit hours in sociology at NIU
- Overall GPA of 3.3 and rank in the top 35% of their class in general scholarship
- Sociology GPA of 3.0