College of Liberal Arts
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
MSMU - Alpha Phi Iota Chapter
Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society which strives to:
Confer disctinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies;
Provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities;
Foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing;
Promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members;
Exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and
Serve society by fostering literacy.
Candidates for membership must have declared a major or minor in the discipline of English, and must meet the following academic qualifications.
Undergraduate Membership Requirements
minimum of two college courses in English language or literature;
Minimum of a B or equivalent average in English and in general scholarship (e.g., 3.0 GPA or greater);
Completed at least three semesters or five quarters of college course work.