College of Charleston Honor Societies

Fraternity/Sorority Honor Societies
Order of Omega
Recognizes students who have attained a high standard of leadership in inter-Greek activities.

Rho Lambda
Honors those women within the sorority community who have exhibited the highest qualities of leadership and service to their Greek community and their sorority. 


For Veterans
Recognizes and honors the service and scholastic achievements of veterans.

General Honor Societies

Mortar Board
Recognizes college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership, and service. 

Global Scholars
Recognizes students and faculty members who structure their learning and work around developing a wider global world view. 

Omicron Delta Kappa, ODK
Recognizes and encourages superior leadership and exemplary character.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars, NSCS
Recognizes and elevates high-achieving students. 

Phi Eta Sigma
Recognizes 1st-year college and university students in all disciplines.

Phi Kappa Phi
Recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education.

Alpha Sigma Lambda
Honor Society for Adult Learners


Specialized Honor Societies (discipline focused)

School of Education

Kappa Delta Pi
International Honor Society in Education


School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Alpha Kappa Delta
International Sociology Honor Society

Lambda Alpha
National Anthropology Honor Society

Lambda Pi Eta
National Communication Association's Official Honor Society

Psi Chi
International Honor Society in Psychology

Pi Alpha Alpha
The Global Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration

Pi Alpha Theta
History Honor Society

Pi Sigma Alpha
National Political Science Honor Society

Sigma Tau Delta
International English Honor Society


School of Business

Beta Alpha Psi
International Honor Organization for Financial Information Students & Professionals 

Beta Gamma Sigma
International Business Honor Society

Omicron Delta Epsilon
International Honor Society for Economics


School of Health Sciences

Alpha Epsilon Delta
Health Preprofessional Honor Society 


School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs

Delta Phi Alpha
National German Honor Society

Eta Sigma Phi
Honor Society for Classical Studies

Pi Delta Phi
National French Honor Society

Pi Lambda Beta
National Portuguese Honor Society

Sigma Delta Pi
National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society

Sigma Iota Rho
Honor Society for International Studies


School of Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering

Beta Beta Beta
Biological Honor Society

Upsilon Pi Epsilon
International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines

Pi Mu Epsilon
National Honor Society for Mathematics

Sigma Gamma Epsilon
National Honor Society for the Earth Sciences

Sigma Pi Sigma
Physics Honor Society