Research and publications from the group that studies the relationship of religion and spirituality with altruism and tolerance in the context of social and global change.
The purpose of the Sociology Graduate Student Association is to assist its members' academic and professional socialization.
The Criminal Justice Student Association forms a network among students who have an interest in the criminal justice field. For more information contact them via their facebook page.
Alpha Kappa Delta is an international sociology honor society recognizing academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students. WMU's chapter is open to those who have declared sociology a major and achieved a junior or higher status with at least four completed courses in sociology. A 3.0 GPA in sociology courses and overall is also required. Applications may be turned in at any time but must be received by December 1 in order to be eligible for the annual induction at the Department of Sociology's Annual Spring Honors Reception. A Membership Application should be turned in to the Department of Sociology in 3311 Sangren Hall. Also a $40 check or money order made payable to Western Michigan University for membership, as well as a student copy of your transcripts.
Alpha Phi Sigma is the national criminal justice honor society for the U.S. The society recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students of criminal justice, as well as law students. WMU's chapter, Epsilon Phi, is open to criminal justice majors and minors with at least four criminal justice courses completed at WMU, a 3.2 GPA in these courses, and a 3.2 GPA overall. Information about completing a membership form are accepted by the Criminal Justice Program within the Department of Sociology twice annually (mid-October and mid-March). Successful applicants will be notified in writing and inducted during the Annual Spring Honors Reception for the Department of Sociology in April. To apply for this honorary designation, complete a membership form (may also request a form at the Criminal Justice Program Office in the Department of Sociology). Applications must include a transcript from WMU (student-issued is acceptable), along with a cashier's check or money order in the amount of $40 payable to Alpha Phi Sigma. Applications will be reviewed and forwarded to the Alpha Phi Sigma headquarters by a faculty member in the Criminal Justice Program. Incomplete or deficient applications will be returned, along with the $40 payment, to the applicant.
Join this student organization dedicated to teaching students how to prepare court cases and present them in court. If you're interested in law, public speaking, acting, or you just like to argue, give mock trial a try.