Catalog 2016-2017


University Organizations

Delta Mu Delta

Western International University hosts a chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the leading international honor society for business students.

Prospective members must have completed 12 credits from their core business classes and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7. Undergraduate members must have completed 60 credits overall. Graduate students must have completed 24 credits overall. Transfer students must have completed at least 24 hours of coursework at West. Candidates satisfying these requirements are invited to join the society.



Golden Key

Golden Key is an honor society that recognizes academic excellence and scholastic achievement in college students from all academic disciplines. Its mission is to help members realize their potential. All members must be enrolled in a program of study and working toward a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at West. 

Undergraduate members must have attended West for a minimum of one year, completed 35 credits, at least 18 credits at West, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7. Graduate members must have attended West for a minimum of one year, completed no less than half of the credits in their program, at least 15 credits at West, with a minimum GPA of 3.7. Candidates satisfying these requirements are invited to join the society.



Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Upsilon Pi Epsilon is an international honor society for students and alumni in the computing and information disciplines. Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s mission is to recognize academic excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 


For consideration of membership, bachelor’s degree candidates must be enrolled as Information Technology majors at West and have completed 45 credits, at least 18 credits of IT courses at West, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4. Master’s degree candidates must be enrolled as Information Systems majors at West and have completed 18 credits of IT courses at West with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.6. Upsilon Pi Epsilon is the only international honor society for computing and information disciplines and is endorsed by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS).