The Political Science Department sponsors the Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society. Membership is awarded annually to students who have completed at least fifteen hours of political science classes. Candidates are selected strictly on the basis of outstanding achievement in political science and over-all academic performance.
Pi Sigma Alpha was founded in 1920 and has chapters in major American universities. It publishes the Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics for outstanding student papers.