School of Natural & Social Sciences


Honors Societies



Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honorary):

Alpha Kappa Delta, the national honor society of sociology, was chartered at Wayne State College in the fall of 2009. Aiming to improve humankind throught the scientific study of society, AKD has thousands of members in over 400 chapters throughout the world. Membership in Alpha Kappa Delta lasts a lifetime. Requirements for membership are: to have a junior standing, an overall GPA of at least 3.0, a sociology GPA of 3.0 or higher and to have taken at least four courses in sociology. For more information, contact Dr. Todd Greene, CH 206, 375-7296.


Alpha Phi Sigma, XI XI XI (Criminal Justice Honorary):

Alpha Phi Sigma was chartered at Wayne State College in the fall of 1997. Requirements for membership are: 42 overall credit hours completed, 3.2 overall GPA and a 3.2 GPA in the criminal justice major, and in the top 35% of their class. The purpose of the honorary is to encourage academic excellence in criminal justice, social service and student support of the Wayne State College Criminal Justice Department and the development of leadership skills among its members. For more information, contact Dr. Paul Campbell, CH 208, 375-7297.


Psi Chi (Psychology Honorary):

The purpose of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship, and to advance the sciences in psychology. Minimum requirements for undergraduate students include an overall GPA of 3. 0, ranked in the upper 35% of their classes, and a GPA of 3.0 and completion of 9 hours and two semesters at Wayne State in psychology courses. Undergraduate students must have a psychology major, minor or endorsement. For more information, contact Dr. Dan Miller, CH 245, 375-7456.


Pi Gamma Mu (Social Sciences Honorary):

The Wayne State College PGM chapter has received national recognition every year since 1978. PGM encourages academic excellence in the social sciences, social service, student support for the WSC students, and the development of leadership skills among its members. Members do not need to have a major in the social sciences but must have completed at least 60 credit hours with a minimum of 20 hours in four core social sciences areas with a 3.0 GPA in those courses: history, political science, economics or geography, sociology, anthropology or psychology. In addition, members must have an overall GPA of 3.0, rank in the upper 35% of their classes, and never have failed a social sciences course. For more information, contact: Dr. Randy Bertolas, CH 237, 375-7018 or Dr. Jean Karlen, CH 240, 375-7042.


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Dr. Tammy Evetovich

Dean, Natural & Social Sciences

(402) 375-7030

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