Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Honor Societies

Honor Societies

Alpha Society is Concordia’s major scholastic honor society. All seniors and second-semester juniors who have a GPA of 3.7 or better are members. These students are recognized by being listed in the Commencement program.

Omicron Delta Kappa is a national leadership honor society recognizing outstanding juniors and seniors for major achievements and leadership roles in campus activities. ODK recognizes and encourages achievement in scholarship, athletics, student government, social and religious affairs, publications, speech, music, drama and the other arts. Contact Dr. Jonathan Steinwand in the English department for information on Omicron Delta Kappa.

In addition, some departments and programs have honor societies that recognize students who have maintained a specified GPA or met other criteria for membership. These include:

  • Accounting – Concordia People of Accounting
  • Biology – Tri-Beta, Sigma Zeta
  • Classical Studies – Eta Sigma Phi
  • Communication Studies and Theatre Art – Alpha Psi Omega (theatre), Lambda Pi Eta (communication), Pi Kappa Delta (speech and debate)
  • Computer Science - Computer Science Software Engineering (CSSE)
  • English – Sigma Tau Delta
  • Finance - Offutt School Finance Association, Scheel Investment Club
  • French – Pi Delta Phi
  • German – Delta Phi Alpha/Kappa Tau
  • Healthcare Leadership – Student Healthcare Management Association
  • History – Phi Alpha Theta
  • International Business – International Business Club
  • Marketing – Marketing Club
  • Music – Pi Kappa Lambda
  • Neuroscience – Nu Rho Psi
  • Nursing – Sigma
  • Psychology – Psi Chi
  • Physics – Sigma Pi Sigma
  • Religion – Better Together Interfaith Alliance, Mathetai
  • Social Work – Phi Alpha/Omicron Lambda
  • Spanish – Sigma Delta Pi

Contact the department chair or program director for detailed information about membership and society activities.