Theta Alpha Kappa

Alpha Alpha Ypsilon is our local chapter of the National Honors Society for Religious Studies and Theology


    • Annual meetings on a national level

    • Publication of an academic journal (the Journal of TAK)

    • Locally sponsored activities

Membership Requirements

    • Completion of a minimum of three (3) semesters at DeSales University

    • Completion of a minimum of twelve (12) credits in Theology

    • A grade point average of at least 3.50 in Theology and 3.00 overall

    • Standing in the upper 35% of one's class in scholarship


    • Reception of the Journal

    • Ability to vote for national officers

    • Free admission to the annual meeting

Each year DeSales University inducts new members to the society.

In 1995-96, the society began a national competition for the Albert Clark Memorial Prize. The first undergraduate award was conferred upon Kristine Neumayer (class of 1996) for her essay entitled "Quality Profits: The Role of Theology in Business." The essay was published in the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa, volume 20/2 (Fall 1996), pp. 14-29.

For further information concerning membership in this DeSales University chapter, contact the advisor, Dr. William Hamant.

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