Student Academic Honor Societies

Student academic honor societies exist to recognize superior academic performance, provide academic enrichment to the Vanguard community, and to provide opportunity for students to gain greater exposure to academic disciplines. Undergraduate students may be accepted into the University’s chapter of the academic honor societies listed below.  For more information on the society, please contact the sponsoring academic department.

Honor Society Subject
Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology
Lambda Pi Eta Communication
Phi Alpha Theta History
Phi Epsilon Kappa Kinesiology
Pi Lambda Theta (Division of Phi Delta Kappa) Education
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science
Psi Chi Psychology
Public Relations Student Society Of America Marketing
Sigma Beta Delta Business
Sigma Tau Delta English
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing
Tau Kappa, National Honor Society for Alpha Sigma Lambda Adult Learners (all subjects)

NOTE: Each academic honor society is governed by national bylaws and has standard requirements for acceptance. Acceptance in to the university's chapter of an academic honor society does not automatically grant the student institutional academic honors for graduation.  Refer to the graduation section of the catalog for more information on institutional academic honors.