Honor Society & Clubs

Sponsored by the political science faculty, the Blackstone Pre-Law Society is open to all students interested in law. The society promotes an awareness of the LSAT and general law school requirements, thereby facilitating preparation for entry into law school.

Open to all majors and other interested persons, the History Club provides non-classroom activities related to the study of history.

Membership in Phi Alpha Theta International Honor Society is open to undergraduate students who have completed 12 semester hours of history with a grade point average of 3.10 or above in history courses and 3.00 in two-thirds of the remainder of the course work, excluding history.

Membership in the Political Science Club is required of all political science majors. The purpose of this organization is to promote awareness of politics at all levels and facilitate understanding of public policy making through field trips, seminars, lecture series, and other educational activities.

Membership in Rho Nu Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society, is open to students, undergraduate and graduate, who have completed at least fifteen quarter hours or ten semester hours of work in government, political science, international relations, or public administration, including at least one course not open to students in the first two years of collegiate work, with an average grade of �B� or higher and who have maintained a standard of general scholarship sufficient to place them within the upper third of their college class.

The Social Work Action Club (SWAC) is open to all social work majors and prospective majors. The club sponsors events that support local community residents and organizations. Members participate in local, regional, and national professional social work conferences and symposia.

The Phi Alpha International Honor Society, with the motto “Through Knowledge – the challenge to serve”, is a national Social Work honor society. The purposes of Phi Alpha International Honor Society are to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into memberships those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. Senior Social Work majors with an overall grade point average of 3.0 on 4.0 scale are eligible to join the Prairie View A&M University Lambda Nu Chapter of Phi Alpha International Honor Society.

The motto of Alpha Delta Mu Social Work Honor Society is “Advocate of the People”. The purpose of Alpha Delta Mu is to advance excellence in social work practice and to encourage, stimulate, and maintain scholarship of the individual members in all fields. Particularly social work. Senior Social Work majors with a 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average are eligible to join Alpha Delta Mu Social Work Honor Society.

 

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