Theta Alpha Kappa is a national honor society for theology and religious studies. Founded in 1976 at Manhattan College in Riverdale (the Bronx) New York, Theta Alpha Kappa is the only national honor society serving the needs of those involved in the study of religion and/or theology at both the baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate levels of higher education. Honoring excellence in these academic fields is its primary purpose, and it currently hosts over 200 local chapters throughout the United States at institutions both large and small, public and private. Membership is open to students of any major. However, undergraduate students must have:
- completed at least three semesters (or five quarters) at an institution having a local chapter in good standing,
- completed a minimum of twelve (12) semester credits (or eighteen quarter credits) in courses representing Religious Studies or Theological Studies,
- attained a grade point average of at least 3.5 (B+) in such courses,
- attained at least a 3.0 grade point average (or B) in their total academic program to date, and
- been ranked in at least the upper 35% of their class in general scholarship at the time of induction.
Philosophical and Literary Society
Open to all students interested in issues associated with philosophy and literature.
Includes numerous programs including outreach, dramatic, publication and music groups.