Honor Societies

Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society

Purpose: To stimulate productive scholarship and intelligent interest in the subject of government among students at institutions of higher learning in which chapters are maintained.

HPU Chapter: Upsilon Omega

This national honor society recognizes and promotes excellence in the field of political science.

Eligible Undergraduate candidates must: 

  • Be enrolled in any baccalaureate program at HPU.
  • Be at least junior status (60+ credits).
  • Have completed at least ten (10) credits of work in political science including at least one upper-division course.
  • Have an average grade of B or higher in these courses.
  • Be in the top one-third percent of your class.

Eligible Graduate candidates must:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in political science (MA in Diplomacy and Military Studies)
  • Have completed 9 graduate credits in political science with no grade lower than a B.  (Undergraduate coursework does not count towards graduate student eligibility)

National membership fee (lifetime membership and regalia)


HPU membership fee


Total payment


Membership fee of $50 to be paid upon notification of acceptance.

Regalia: Medallion

Honor Society Advisors: Dr. James Primm & Mr. Robert Popp