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Lambda Iota Tau National Honor Society for Literature


LIT ocat of Arms graphicMembership in the National Literary Honor Society is open to juniors and seniors who meet the following criteria:

  1. Have at least 18 credits in literature courses. The following courses may be counted-but are not required: CVEN 102, CVEN 201, American Experience 202, ENWI 100, ENGL 100-114, ENGL 261/262, ENGL 286, and all 300-level ENGL courses.
  2. Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  3. Submit an essay on a literary topic of at least 6 pages (an essay written for a course will suffice).
  4. Pay the $60 initiation fee. This covers transaction costs, honor cords, 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.

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