ALPHA IOTA DELTA:
Alpha Iota Delta is a national honor society in decision
sciences. Founded in 1971 to confer academic distinction for
excellence in the Decision Sciences, it presents a unique opportunity
for academically talented students in the decision sciences to
enrich their professional and educational programs and to expand
their personal horizons. Eligibility is based on at least four
courses in methodology (computer science, decision theory, econometrics,
forecasting, inventory theory, mathematics, mathematics programming,
network theory, simulation and statistics) and an overall undergraduate
GPA of at least 3.2. Graduate students must have coursework and
a minimum GPA of 3.4. Lifetime membership cost $20. For information
on the RHO Chapter at Baruch, contact Prof. Lie-Fern Hsu, of
BETA ALPHA PSI: Beta Alpha Psi is a national honor society and business fraternity that recognizes scholastic and professional excellence among undergraduate and graduate students majoring in accounting, finance and computer Information systems. BAP seeks to promote the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems as well as provide opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals. BAP complements members' formal education by providing them with a unique opportunity to network with professionals from the industry. This allows members to gauge the current trends and position themselves appropriately to cater to the needs of the marketplace. A minimum overall GPA of 3.5 and 12 credits earned at Baruch are required. The lifetime membership fee is $95. Please visit our Web site, www.bapbaruch.com, or email us at BAP@bapbaruch.org for additional information.
BETA GAMMA SIGMA: Beta Gamma Sigma is the
honorary society in university commercial education. Its purposes
are to reward scholarship and accomplishments among students
of business administration, to promote the advancement of business
in the arts and sciences, and to foster integrity in the conduct
of business operations. Election to Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest
academic honor that a business student can receive. Undergraduates
can be elected for membership once they have completed 75 credits.
Transfer students from foreign institutions must complete at
least 64 credits at Baruch, transfers from US schools must complete
at least 45 credits at Baruch. GPA determines eligibility: Upper
juniors (75-93 credits) must have a GPA of 3.6 or higher; lower
seniors a 3.5 or higher; upper seniors and graduates a 3.4 or
higher. Graduate students are eligible only at the end of their
degree program. A GPA of 3.6 or higher is required. Applications
are accepted in October and February. Notifications are made
in December and March with an induction ceremony held in May.
For further information on the Epsilon Chapter, contact the Dean's
Office/Zicklin School of Business, 646-312-3030.
GOLDEN KEY: Golden
Key is the largest international undergraduate academic honor
society committed to recognizing and encouraging scholastic achievement. The
Baruch College chapter was chartered in 1989 to recognize students
in all disciplines of undergraduate study. The chapter
is very active in community service programs and projects in
addition to sponsoring a large array of career oriented workshops.
Membership is granted once annually to students who have
completed 60 credits, at least 29 at Baruch and have attained
a GPA of 3.5 or higher. A lifetime membership fee of $70
must accompany the application. For information, contact
Dr. Ron Aaron in the Office of the Vice President for Student
Affairs and Enrollment Management, Room 2-255 in the Newman
Vertical Campus, (646) 312-4577. Additional information
can be found on our website at www.goldenkeybaruch.com.
ALPHA: The national honor society for public affairs
and public administration was established in 1974 to encourage
and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public
affairs and administration, to promote the advancement of education
and practice in the art and science of public affairs and administration,
and to foster integrity, professionalism, and creative performance
in the conduct of governmental and related public service activities.
Graduate MPA students in public affairs and administration with
a GPA of 3.7 or higher and 21 completed credits are invited to
join. Induction ceremonies are held every spring semester. For
further information, contact Professor Daniel Williams, Chapter Advisor: Daniel.Williams@baruch.cuny.edu,
SIGMA: Phi Eta Sigma is a national academic honor society
for college freshman founded in 1923 to encourage and reward
high scholastic achievement among freshmen. The Baruch
College chapter was chartered in 1993. The society provides opportunities
to meet other freshman and sophomore achievers, faculty, and
participate in an array of programs planned by its’ student
officers. Being a Phi Eta Sigma member identifies students
to employers, professional and graduate schools, as possessing
superior academic ability. Lifetime membership is offered
once annually to freshman who have completed between 12 and 29
credits of course work (at least three quarters of the courses
having been taken at Baruch) with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or
higher. The membership fee is $40. For further information
contact Dr. Ron Aaron at (646) 312-4577.
PSI CHI: Psi Chi is the national
honor society in psychology founded in 1929 to encourage, stimulate,
and maintain excellence in scholarship and advance the science
of psychology. Acceptance into Psi Chi is a recognition of excellence.
Lifetime membership costs $25 and is open to graduate and undergraduate
psychology majors. Undergraduates must complete 9 advanced credits
with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and overall of 3.0 or higher. Graduate
students must have at least a B+ in psychology and at least a
B overall average. For further information, contact the Dept.
of Psychology, 646-312-3780.
SIGMA ALPHA DELTA: Sigma Alpha Delta is the oldest and most accomplished honor society at Baruch College, having meaningfully served the college and the community for over 70 years. Our society is exclusive to Baruch and is not part of a national organization. Sigma Alpha Delta's history began originally in 1932 with Sigma Alpha, the first junior honor society in Baruch College. The Delta Chapter for evening students was created in 1959. Both Sigma Alpha and its Delta chapter have been come to be collectively known as Sigma Alpha Delta Honor Society. The society is very active in service activities that benefit the college and the community at large. Membership is conferred once annually to undergraduate students who have obtained a 3.4 GPA over 30 credits. Transfer students must have obtained at least 18 of their total credits at Baruch. Additional information can be found on our website at www.sigmabaruch.org.
IOTA EPSILON: Sigma Iota Epsilon is both an honorary
and professional honor society (fraternity) established in 1928
to encourage and recognize scholastic excellence and to promote
cooperation between the academic and professional aspects of
management. Academic requirements include, but are not limited
to, a minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate membership and a
minimum GPA of 3.3 for graduate student membership. Inquiries
about Baruch’s ÓÔ (Sigma
Tau) chapter should be directed to chapter advisor, Professor
Richard Kopelman, or Linda Moore, at Linda.Moore@baruch.cuny.edu.