2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Honor Societies

Alpha ETA Rho - is an international professional college aviation fraternity (open to male and female students) that serves as a contact between the aviation industry and educational institutions to foster, promote, and mentor today’s college students towards successful careers in any aviation field. Established in 1929, membership is open to aviation-related majors who maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.

Alpha Kappa Mu - Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society is a general scholarship honor organization that is open to junior and senior men and women in all academic areas. The society was founded at Tennessee A & I State University in Nashville on November 26, 1937. Alpha Phi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Mu at Florida Memorial University is open to all juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.3 or better. The purpose of the Society is to promote high scholarship, to encourage sincere and zealous endeavor in all fields of knowledge and service, to cultivate a high order of personal living, and to develop an appreciation for scholarly work.

FMA - Financial Management Association (FMA) International Honor Society is the only Honor Society specifically for Finance students. It was founded in 1974 by the Financial Management Association International (FMA). FMA was established in 1970 and has become the global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making. FMA’s members include academicians and Finance students for their academic achievements. By induction into the FMA International Honor Society, student have a means of demonstrating their academic excellence to potential employers. This honor helps set them apart from other students when pursuing their career. Membership is open to Finance-related majors who maintain a GPA of at least 3.25.

Theta Alpha Kappa - Theta Alpha Kappa was founded in 1976 and is the only national honor society for religious studies and theology. Induction requires nomination by a local chapter and, to be eligible, students must have a 3.5 GPA in Religious Studies and/or Theology and a 3.0 GPA overall. Residency, class ranking, and unit requirements must also be met. Theta Alpha Kappa offers scholarship awards and fellowship competitions, and its primary publication, the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa, offers an annual prize and the publication of outstanding student papers. Theta Alpha Kappa is a related scholarly organization of the American Academy of Religion, an affiliated program of the Society of Biblical Literature and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies.

Sigma Tau Delta - Sigma Tau Delta is an International English Honor Society. Sigma Tau Delta’s central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature. One of the largest members of the Association of College Honor Societies, Sigma Tau Delta has over 600 active chapters, more than 900 faculty sponsors, and inducts approximately 7,000 members annually. Members have the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding achievements, enrich their education, receive help making career choices, and advance their careers.

Kappa Delta Pi - Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honor Society dedicated to scholarship and excellence. The Society was founded March 8, 1911. Florida Memorial University received its Charter April 23, 1995. The Society subscribes to four ideals: Fidelity to Humanity, Science, Service and Toil. Invitation to membership in the FMU Phi Eta Chapter is extended to undergraduates who have obtained or earned an overall grade point average of 3.0 or above and to faculty and University administrators.

Delta Mu Delta - Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business Administration is to promote higher scholarship in training for business and to recognize and reward scholastic attainment in business subjects. Membership in Delta Mu Delta should be the goal of every student in the School of Business. To be eligible for membership, the academic ranking of those being considered must place them in the upper 20 percent of the junior and senior level classes.

Psi Chi - Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet the minimum qualifications. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of University Honor Societies (ACHS) and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS). Psi Chi functions as a federation of chapters located at more than 975 senior colleges and universities in the USA. The national office is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon - An International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines. The mission of UPE is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Computing and Information Disciplines. UPE is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).