Undergraduate Department Honors
We encourage our students to enroll in the University's Honor Program. The Honors Program offers a challenging and inspiring liberal arts program to motivated students with outstanding academic promise. The faculty are drawn from among the most knowledgeable scholars and finest undergraduate teachers at the university. Apart from the University Honors Program and the B.A./M.A. program, the department offers several honors and awards, including:
- Membership in Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society - open to majors with at least an overall 3.2 GPA. Contact Dr. Enrique S. Pumar for information.
- Membership in Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society for Social Sciences - open to majors who have completed seven major courses and have an overall 3.0 GPA. Contact Dr. Sandra Barrueco, Department of Psychology, for information.
- The William Joseph Kerby Award, given to a graduating senior for outstanding achievement in undergraduate sociology.