Theta Alpha Kappa is the national honor society for the study of religion. The University of Alabama is home to the Alpha Gamma Zeta (AGZ) chapter (# 103). Since 1985, TAK has been a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, and since 1994 it has been a “related scholarly organization” of the American Academy of Religion. See the TAK Constitution (PDF) for more information.


To be eligible, students must

  • meet a minimum required GPA of 3.0 cumulative and 3.5 in REL
  • have a minimum of 12 credit hours in REL
  • pay a one-time $25 induction fee


To join, email Dr. Vaia Touna, faculty advisor, and order your TAK certificate here.