Pi Gamma Mu membership is welcoming to disciplines of history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, psychology, international relations, criminal justice, social work, social philosophy, history of education, and cultural/human geography. Membership is also extended to interdisciplinary social science areas that build on the core social science disciplines, such as business and society, education, minority studies, public administration, international studies, public finance, leadership studies, consumer behavior, public policy and organizational behavior. In order to become a member of the Florida Zeta Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu all qualified inductees shall hold a major grade point average of 3.0 or above, must be at the junior, senior, graduate, faculty level, and be in good standing with the university, and rank in the top 35% of their degree program. Contact: Dr. Lisa Turner De Vera, 216 Bellamy, (850)-644-4418, or LTurnerdevera@fsu.edu
The Department of Economics hosts the Gamma chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics. Undergraduate requirements for membership are: junior or senior classification; a minimum of twelve (12) semester hours of economics courses completed; a minimum overall GPA of 3.0; and a minimum 3.0 GPA in economics courses. Graduate students must have completed at least one (1) semester of graduate work with at least a 3.0 GPA.
The honor society of the Department of Political Science is Pi Sigma Alpha. The society was founded in 1920 and a chapter was established at the University in 1954. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply if they have at least twelve (12) semester hours in political science (including public administration) with a 3.2 GPA and a 3.0 overall GPA.
Pi Alpha Alpha is the national honor society for the field of Public Administration. New members are invited semi-annually based on a 3.75 graduate GPA or better and a minimum of twenty- one (21) completed semester hours in their degree program.
The honor society for the Department of Sociology is Alpha Kappa Delta. The aim od the University chapter is to stimulate scholarship and maintain a fellowship for students, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Requirements for undergraduates include the following: junior or senior classificatin; a minumum of twelve semester hours of sociology courses completed; a minimum overall GPA of 3.0; and a minimum 2.0 GPA in sociology classes. Graduate students must have completed at least one semester of graduate work in sociology with at least a mimum 3.0 GPA.