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Honor Societies

Alpha Kappa Delta - International Sociology Honor Society
Requirements:
Sociology as a declared major; an overall GPA of at least 3.3; a GPA in Sociology of at least 3.3; at least junior status and have completed at least five courses in Sociology.

Alpha Lambda Delta - Freshman Scholastic Honor Society
Requirements: To be considered for membership students must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in their first year at BW, with no incompletes or failures.  Qualified students are inducted into membership during the fall semester of their sophomore year.  Please contact the President of Alpha Lambda Delta, Alanna Grafius, at agrafius12@mail.bw.edu with questions.

Alpha Sigma Lambda - Adult and Continuing Education Honor Society
Requirements:
Members are selected from the highest twenty percent of eligible adult students who have a minimum GPA of 3.2; at least 24 graded semester hours at Baldwin Wallace; and are matriculated in their first undergraduate degree program.

Chi Alpha Sigma - National College Athlete Honor Society
Requirements: Prospective inductees must be a current student-athlete in at least their fifth semester of college with junior standing; have lettered in their respective sport(s); and must carry at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA.  Please contact Chi Alpha Sigma advisor, Jaime Yager (jyager@bw.edu), with questions.

Dayton C. Miller Honor Society - Local Academic Honor Society for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Requirements:
Must have earned a minimum of 70 semester hours, with at least 32 semester hours earned at BW.  From those meeting the semester hour requirement, the top 100 current student GPA's are eligible for membership.

Delta Phi Alpha - National German Honor Society
Requirements: Must be at least of sophomore standing; enrolled in a German course beyond the intermediate level; a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; and have a GPA in German courses of a 3.333 (B+) or better.

French Recognition Society - French Honor Society
Requirements:
Sophomore standing or higher; enrolled at Baldwin Wallace as a major in French; have at least a 3.0 GPA in French courses; and have completed at least two courses beyond French 221.

Gamma Sigma Alpha - National Greek Academic Honor Society
Requirements:
Students must be a member of a Greek-letter social organization, with junior or senior standing, and must have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.  Please contact the 2014-15 President, Chelsea Glosser (cglosser11@mail.bw.edu), with questions.

Kappa Delta Pi - International Education Honor Society
Requirements:
Full junior standing; minimum of 66 semester hours of university credits; minimum of 16 semester hours of graded work at BW; at least a 3.4 overall GPA; at least 12 semester hours of professional education courses completed; and acceptance into teacher education program.

Kappa Mu Epsilon - National Mathematics Honor Society
Requirements:
Three semesters of college must be completed; three courses in mathematics including at least one in Calculus; a minimum of 3.0 GPA in mathematics and ranked in the upper 35% of class.

Mu Phi Epsilon - International Professional Music Fraternity
Requirements: Must be a music major or minor and have at least a 3.0 GPA in music courses.

National Residence Hall Honorary - National Honor Society Recognizing Residence Hall Leadership
Requirements:
Must live on campus for at least one semester before nomination for membership; have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA; must be a current on-campus resident.

Nu Rho Psi - National Honor Society in Neuroscience
Requirements:
Open to students who are at least in their third semester of college; have completed at least nine semester hours of Neuroscience-related courses; have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 3.2; and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in Neuroscience courses.

Omicron Delta Epsilon - International Honor Society in Economics
Requirements:
Open to all students of junior standing with an overall GPA of 3.50 or better; 12 credit hours completed in Economic courses; and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Economic courses.

Order of Omega - National Greek Honor Society
Requirements:
Qualifications for membership in this honorary are character, scholarship, service and leadership.  Additionally, students must be a member of a Greek-letter social organization, have attended BW for one full academic year, be of junior or senior standing, have a cumulative GPA that is above the all-Greek cumulative GPA and must be in good standing with Greek Life.

Phi Alpha Theta - National History Honor Society
Requirements:
Must have completed at least 12 credit hours of History courses; have at least a 3.1 GPA in History courses; and have at least a 3.0 GPA in all non-history courses.

Pi Gamma Mu -  International Social Science Honor Society
Requirements:
Must be a Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Criminal Justice, or Political Science major; have an overall GPA of at least 3.3; have completed at least five courses in social sciences with a GPA of 3.3 or better; and be of junior standing.

Pi Sigma Alpha - National Political Science Honor Society
Requirements: Be of at least sophomore standing; have completed at least four Political Science courses with an average of 3.3 or better; have an overall GPA of at least 3.3; and have completed at least one upper level Political Science course (at the 300 or 400 level).

Psi Chi - International Honor Society for Psychology
Requirements:
This honor society is open to Psychology majors and minors with second semester sophomore status who have completed at least nine semester hours of Psychology courses; have at least a 3.4 overall GPA; and a GPA of at least 3.0 in Psychology courses.

Sigma Delta Pi - National Honorary in Spanish
Requirements:
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in college level Spanish courses; have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better; be of at least sophomore standing with three years of college level Spanish (or equivalent); and one course should be in literature or civilization.

Sigma Iota Rho - Honor Society for International Studies
Requirements:
Must be of sophomore standing or higher; have completed at least four courses from the International Studies requirements with an average GPA of 3.2 or better; have completed at least one upper level International Studies course (300 or 400 level); and have an overall GPA of 3.2 or better.

Sigma Tau Delta - International English Honor Society
Requirements:
Must have completed at least two collegiate courses in English language or literature, beyond the usual requirements in freshman English; must have a minimum of a B, or equivalent average, in English and in general scholarship; must rank at least in the top 35% of class; and must have completed at least three semesters of college course work.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon - International Honor Society for Computing Sciences
Requirements:
Must have completed at least 64 semester hours of undergraduate credit; have a GPA of at least 3.5 in Computer Science or Computer Information System courses; and must rank in the upper third of all students in the Computer Science or Computer Information System program.

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