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College of Arts & Sciences Clubs

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  • Honor Society

    Theta Alpha Kappa

    Theta Alpha Kappa, the National Honor Society for Religion and Theology, is dedicated to recognizing academic excellence in baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate students and in scholars in the fields of 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. 

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    • Religion and Theology
  • Honor Society

    Sigma Tau Delta

    Sigma Tau Delta is the international English honor society. The Athens State Kappa Zeta Chapter, founded in 1954, welcomes English majors, minors, and students seeking teacher licensure and certification in English who have appropriate academic accomplishments.

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    • English
  • Honor Society

    Psi Chi

    Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, strives to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology. Membership is open to Psychology and Behavioral Science majors or minors who have completed two semesters (with a minimum of 12 hours overall) at Athens State University, completed 9 hours of Psychology at Athens State University, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Psychology or higher, and are in the top 35% of their class (3.37 GPA).

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    • Behavioral Science
    • Psychology
  • Honor Society

    Phi Gamma Mu

    Phi Gamma Mu is the international society in the social sciences. The society’s mission is to encourage and recognize superior scholarship in social science disciplines and to foster cooperation and social service among its members.

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    • Social Sciences
  • Honor Society

    Phi Alpha Theta

    Phi Alpha Theta is a national history honor society. The Athens State Alpha Beta Lambda chapter was established at Athens State College in 1984.

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    • History
  • Honor Society

    Kappa Pi

    Kappa Pi International Art Honor Society promotes artistic excellence at the collegiate level and beyond by maintaining high academic excellence.  Kappa Pi recognizes deserving artists and those interested in and supportive of the arts at Athens State University. ​

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    • Art
  • Honor Society

    Kappa Mu Epsilon

    Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) is a specialized honor society in mathematics. In 1935, the Alabama Alpha Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon was formed. It is among the oldest continuing and active chapters in the United States. Each academic year, mathematics majors who have maintained standards of scholarship, have professional merit, and have attained mathematical academic distinction are invited to join Athens State’s historical Alpha chapter.

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    • Math
  • Honor Society

    Beta Beta Beta

    Beta Beta Beta, or more simply, TriBeta, is a national biology honors society that supports and promotes scientific research, especially among undergraduates. The Athens State Chapter, Mu Kappa Beta, is involved in student research, attending scientific conferences, and educational outreach.

    The national website can be found here: https://tribeta.org.

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    • Biology
    • STEM
  • Honor Society

    Alpha Kappa Delta

    Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society, seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to an improvement in the human condition. Members must be Sociology majors or minors, rank in the top 35% of their class, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in sociology courses taken, and have completed at least four sociology courses.

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    • Sociology
  • Registered Student Organization

    Mathematics and Computer Science Club (MACS)

    Students majoring in any discipline, and especially those majoring in mathematics or computer science, are encouraged to participate in the MACS Club. Traditionally, club members assist with one of the largest music festivals held in the Southeast hosted by the University, raise funds to contribute to worthwhile causes, and aspire to raise awareness of the importance of mathematics. Occasionally, MACS members enjoy group visits to local industries or space flight agencies.

    The MACS Club is open for any student to join. We highly encourage students majoring in mathematics, computer science, information technology, bioinformatics to join us along with any other students who just have an interest in everything STEM.

    Our goal is to encourage STEM education, networking, and community services. Your classes will teach you the skills to be successful in your career - MACS will allow for you to show that it’s not all about what happens within the walls of a building, but how you are also capable of impacting those in the community.


    How We Achieve Our Goals

    • Volunteer at the Fiddlers Convention to raise money for an endowed MACS Club Scholarship
    • Set up “hands-on” booth during Athens State sponsored public events to raise awareness of mathematics and technology
    • Sponsor Computer Science Prof. Nick Agrawal's Cyber Podcast
    • Participate in local conferences and challenges
      • AlaMatyc Conferences
      • B-side Conference
      • National Cyber Summit
      • MIT’s Battlecode competition
      • NASA Space Apps Challenge
      • Biotech Hack-a-thon
    • Take part in industry-sponsored networking events
    • Host Resume & Career Prep Workshops
    • Help the Athens community by
      • collecting care bags for needy children
      • assisting with meal delivery to the elderly in Limestone County
      • collecting canned goods before/during the annual Athens Mardi Gras parade
      • sponsoring children from Angel Trees during the holidays

    Join the MACS Club today! Get connected and help us make an impact on society by bringing awareness to STEM and what Athens State University is all about!

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    • Computer Science
    • Math
    • STEM