Liberal Studies Recognized by International Honor Society

January 24, 2014

Liberal Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences has become the first and only bachelor’s degree program on the West Coast to qualify for a chapter of the Alpha Iota Sigma honor society, announced Professor Sven Arvidson, program director.  The international honor society recognizes outstanding achievements of undergraduate students in interdisciplinary studies. The society is organized through the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies.

“Candidates are considered for admission into the society based on their academic scholarship, community engagement, and leadership in solving complex programs,” Arvidson said.

Juniors and seniors with high GPAs and faculty recommendations may apply for membership in the honor society.  The first induction of students into the college's Alpha Iota Sigma chapter will take place in the spring.

The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 41 undergraduate major degrees, 36 minors, and 6 master’s degrees.