Clubs & Organizations


The Sociological & Criminological Student Association is an organization of Sociology and Criminology and Justice Studies undergraduate students, and Sociology graduate students, who work together to plan events and projects that relate to social inequality and justice. The club provides opportunities to network, discuss, and organize around issues that relate to issues like race, class, gender, sexuality, the environment, the prison industrial complex, and policies that relate to social inequality and justice. It also allows opportunities for the students to work together, and get to know each other as well as faculty, in a more informal atmosphere.

Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society

Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is the Honor Society for Sociology Students at HSU; Majoring in Criminology & Justice Studies or Sociology. The purpose of AKD is to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition. Undergraduate students must have a minimum of a 3.3 GPA, and be at least in their third year of school to join. Graduate Students must have at least a B average and have completed at least 1/2 of a year of graduate school. Due to the lengthy ordering process the ongoing deadlines for each semester are November 1st (Fall semester) and March 1st (Spring semester). Be sure to turn in your application prior to this date if you are graduating in the semester of application.

Association for Applied & Clinical Sociology

Association for Applied & Clinical Sociology (AACS) is " the premier organization for practicing sociologist and other applied and clinical social science professionals in academia, the not-profit sector industry, government and private practice."