Sigma Iota Rho | Honor Society for International Studies 

SJU Chapter of Sigma Iota Rho was established in March 2014.  Our chapter is designated Epsilon Omega. Sigma Iota Rho is an interdisciplinary honor society in the field of international affairs.  Membership benefits include the S.I.R. Membership Certificate, an S.I.R. lapel pin, graduation regalia, and a copy of S.I.R.’s Journal of International Relations.  The society also disseminates occasional newsletters, help students access professional networks, and provide career development information.

Undergraduate Membership Criteria for SJU Chapter:

Election to undergraduate membership shall be by a local chapter from among such juniors and seniors of the institution who meet or exceed the following qualifications:

  • Have completed course work in international studies including courses in Economics, History, and Political Science;
  • Have attained a junior standing and completed at least twenty-one (21) hours of course work toward the International Relations major, including at least two upper division IR courses.
  • Have attained a cumulative grade point average of 3.4 or higher in all courses and no B- or lower grade(s) in Upper Division IR courses.
  • Must maintain full-time student status of at least twelve (12) hours to be a voting member or hold an office.