History of Omicron Delta Epsilon:
Omicron Delta Epsilon, one of the
worlds largest academic honor societies, was created in 1963
through the merger of two honor societies, Omicron Delta
Gamma and Omicron Chi Epsilon. At the
time of their merger both societies had 28 chapters. Omicron
Delta Gamma's chapters were primarily in the Midwestern and
Pacific states while the chapters of Omicron Chi Epsilon were
concentrated at Colleges and Universities along the Eastern
Seaboard and in Texas.
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Requirements for Omicron Delta Epsilon, Mu of Washington:
New member invitations are
determined upon the posting of Winter quarter grades in late
March each year. To be nominated for membership into the
Mu of Washington chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, a student
pursuing any major or minor at Seattle Pacific University must
have satisfied the following requirements at the time of
A minimum 3.00 overall
grade point average must have been achieved.
A minimum grade point
average of 3.50 must have been achieved in all Economics
A minimum of 18 quarter
credits must have been earned in Economics courses.
The nominee for
membership must affirm that the study of Economics is a
"major interest" in their course of studies.