Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society for Social Sciences | Social Science

Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society for Social Sciences

Joining an academic honor society is a great way to get more out of your college experience. By joining Pi Gamma Mu at UNT, not only will you meet and network with others who share a passion for your discipline, but you will become part of an organization that supports your learning and growth in the social sciences. Consider applying for membership in Pi Gamma Mu today!


Pi Gamma Mu encourages excellence in the Social Sciences by fostering scholarship, leadership, and service among its members. For more information, visit the Pi Gamma Mu website.

Privileges of Pi Gamma Mu Membership:

  • Lifetime membership
  • Membership Certificate and Pin
  • Network with fellow students and scholars in the social sciences
  • Online access to the society's journal, International Social Science Review
  • Opportunities to present research at triennial Pi Gamma Mu conventions
  • Opportunities for publication of your research in the society's journal
  • Scholarship opportunities for Graduate School
  • Honor cords for graduation

Who is Eligible to Join?

  • Must have completed at least 45 credit hours
  • Must have earned at least 20 hours in the social sciences
  • Must have a cumulative UNT GPA and Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have a Social Science GPA of 3.0 or higher

How do I Join Pi Gamma Mu?

Students wishing to join Pi Gamma Mu must meet all requirements listed above, complete a membership application, and pay a $50 lifetime membership fee. To request application access, please email IGST-SOSC@unt.edu with the subject line: Pi Gamma Mu Membership Inquiry. Make sure to include your name and student ID number. If you meet eligibility requirements, you will be sent an application link.