Honors Programs and Societies

School/Departmental Honors Programs

Some Schools and College of the Pacific departments offer students the opportunity to complete an honors program in a student’s major area of study. Schools and programs will determine the eligibility and program requirements, and these programs will generally commence in a student’s junior or senior year. Completion of the program will be noted on the student’s transcript. 

National Honor Societies

Alpha Lambda Delta. For freshmen with an academic average of 3.50 or more.

Alpha Sigma Lambda. For adult learners.

Beta Alpha Psi. For accounting students.

Beta Beta Beta. Biology honor society for students with a Biological Sciences GPA of at least 3.0.

Beta Gamma Sigma. Honor society, recognizes outstanding scholarly accomplishment of those receiving their professional training in business and management.

Eta Kappa Nu. For honor students in electrical engineering.

Lambda Pi Eta. For communication students.

Mortar Board. For seniors winning recognition for scholarship and campus leadership.

Omicron Delta Epsilon.  For honor students in economics.

Omicron Kappa Upsilon. For honor students in dentistry.

Order of Omega. For leaders who are members of fraternities and sororities, maintaining a GPA of 3.0.

Phi Alpha Delta.  For students in Pre-Law.

Phi Alpha Theta.  For honor students in History.

Phi Beta Kappa. For honor students in liberal arts and sciences.

Phi Kappa Phi. Scholarship honor society for the upper tenth of each graduating class who have distinguished themselves, and for outstanding graduate students, alumni and faculty.

Phi Sigma Tau. For students in Philosophy.

Pi Delta Phi. Theta Chi Chapter for honor students in French.

Pi Kappa Lambda. For music students.

Pi Mu Epsilon. For honors students in Mathematics.

Pi Sigma Alpha.  For honor students in Political Science.

Rho Chi.  For honor students in Pharmacy.

Sigma Delta Pi. For honor students in Spanish Language and Literature.

Sigma Gamma Epsilon. For honor students in Earth Sciences.

Sigma Pi Sigma.  For honor students in Physics.

Sigma Tau Delta. Phi Chi Chapter recognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in English language and literature.

Tau Beta Pi. Engineering Honor Society – all engineering majors.

Tau Kappa Omega. For honor students in dentistry.

Theta Alpha Phi. For students in theater arts.