Phi Theta Kappa

  • Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community colleges. Founded in 1918 to give prestigious recognition to community college students with excellent scholarship and character, Phi Theta Kappa has maintained fidelity to its founders' commitment to provide enrichment in four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. The society is recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges as the official international honor society for two-year colleges. BCCC's Theta Alpha Chapter is the oldest established chapter in Maryland.

    Students invited to membership must:

    • be enrolled in an associate degree or certificate program
    • have accumulated 24 credits at BCCC
    • be of good moral character and possess recognized qualities of citizenship
    • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4
    • have earned no grade lower than a D

    Members must be active in chapter events and maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in order to continue membership.