Students within the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences have many unique opportunities to become involved in academic honor societies in your major or minor.

These honor societies include:

Alpha Phi Sigma - Chapter Mu Gamma

Phi Alpha National Honor Society for Social Work Students

The purpose of the Phi Alpha Honor Society for social work students “is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work” (Phi Alpha Website, October 5, 2011). Our local chapter of Phi Alpha is Theta Zeta, and our faculty sponsor is Marie R. Walker, M.S.W., LMSW.

Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society

The Alpha Nu Zeta chapter of Phi Alpha Theta was established at UAM in 2007. This active student group are majoring in history are involved in service and social projects each year as well as historic tours to regional destinations. The Phi Alpha Theta chapter at UAM is a great way to get to know other history majors, and it is a venue to help you understand historians craft by attending conferences, making paper presentations, and getting to know your professors.

Faculty sponsor: Dr. John Kyle Day