Honors Program

Effective September 1, 1986, majors in Political Science may earn departmental honors by completing the following requirements:

  1. Compiling a minimum grade point average of 3.4 on all political science course work and in overall course work.
  2. Attaining senior standing.
  3. Completing the Model United Nations Seminar or a comparable limited enrollment advanced course with a grade of A or B (see the department chair for more information).

By completing these requirements and by qualifying to participate in the university honors program, majors may earn the designation "University Honors Scholar" upon graduation. Interested students should see the Director of the University Honors Program for more information.

National Honor Society

Majors in Political Science may become eligible for membership in Theta Zeta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society. Interested students should see Dr. Vaughn Shannon for more information or visit the Pi Sigma Alpha webpage.