Phi Sigma Tau

The Brooklyn College Philosophy Department is proud to be the home of a chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, the International Honor Society in Philosophy. Founded in 1930, the Society currently has a network of more than 200 chapters throughout the United States and Canada, at both public and private institutions of higher learning. The purpose of Phi Sigma Tau is to encourage interest and activity among students and to promote ties between philosophy departments in accredited institutions. For more information about Phi Sigma Tau, please visit their website.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for election to our chapter, a student must:

  1. have completed at least three semesters at Brooklyn College; and
  2. have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3; and
  3. have taken at least two courses in philosophy (PHIL only, not Core); and
  4. currently have at least a B average in their philosophy courses

If you meet these criteria and want to apply for membership or have any questions, please stop by our department (3308 Boylan Hall) or email the chairperson.