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Thank you for your interest in the University of California, San Diego’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society.

Due to the reputation of Pi Sigma Alpha as a respected honor society within the field of Political Science, the members of the Psi Omega Chapter have established a high standard of academic achievement within the Political Science major as a prerequisite for membership. Specifically, to be eligible for membership in UCSD’s Psi Omega Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, a student must have:

  • Completed at least seven (7) political science courses, including at least three (3) upper division courses (transfer students must have completed at least two (2) of the three upper division courses at the University of California, San Diego);
  • Maintained no less than a 3.60 GPA in all political science courses taken at UCSD; and
  • Declared political science as a major of study or declared a concentration in political science within an interdisciplinary major such as international studies at the University of California, San Diego.

If you have further questions regarding Pi Sigma Alpha, please contact us at or contact our chapter advisor (Philip G. Roeder) at Again, thank you for your interest in Pi Sigma Alpha and we look forward to working with you during the school year.