College of Liberal Arts
Lambda Iota Tau National Honor Society for Literature
Membership in the National Literary Honor Society is open to students who meet the following criteria:
- Be at least a first semester junior.
- Have at least 18 credits in literature courses. The following courses may be counted—but are not required: CVEN 102 and/or CVEN 201, American Experience II, ENGL 100–115, ENGL 261/262, and any 300-level literature courses.
- Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0
- Submit an essay on a literary topic of at least 6 pages (an essay written for a course will suffice).
- Pay the $40 initiation fee. This covers transaction costs and a certificate suitable for framing which is given out at the Honors Convocation in April. Make check payable to Mount St. Mary’s University.
For more information, please contact the English Department.