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What are the eligibility requirements to be a member of Kappa Omicron Nu?

Undergraduate students shall

Have declared a major in one of the specializations in the human sciences,
Have completed 45 semester hours or equivalent,
Rank in the top 25% of their class in the unit.

Graduate students shall

Be enrolled in a graduate program in one of the specializations in the human sciences,
Have completed 12 semester hours of graduate work or equivalent, and
Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Any chapter, at its discretion, may establish higher collegiate eligibility criteria.

What is Human Sciences?

As an academic framework the Human Sciences provide multidisciplinary education, research, and service focused on individuals, families, communities, and their health and environments for the purpose of improving and enhancing the quality of living.

The Human Sciences signify a commitment to improving social justice and developing more desirable relations in communities, organizations, and the wider society for the benefit of all.

Representing the Human Sciences and a philosophy of improving the quality of living, membership in Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society is available to majors in academic programs including (but not limited to) athletic training, design, education, exercise science, family and consumer sciences, financial planning, food science and human nutrition, gerontology, health sciences, hotel/restaurant management, human development, interior design and human environment, kinesiology, leadership, merchandising management, policy analysis and management, social work, textiles and apparel, and wellness.