Academic Organizations

The American Chemical Society Student Affiliates Organization offers opportunities for students to become better acquainted with the chemical sciences. This organization intends to secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from its professional association with the American Chemical Society. Members may obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before audiences interested in chemistry and may participate in various community service projects. The chapter strives to instill professional pride in the chemical sciences and promotes an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist.
The Association of Women in Mathematics -- Math Club holds math-related events for the ASC community and the wider community.
The Pre-Health Society works to educate people interested in pursuing any field of the healthcare profession. PHS wants to enrich student skills and knowledge regarding the process of following any pre-health track regardless of their major. This includes what courses to take, exams needed for their intended profession, as well as the overall application process and requirements outside of the university setting. They also work to create networking opportunities for student on any pre-health track. 
The Pre-Veterinary and Animal Services Society works to better the care and welfare of animals all over the world and to educate students on the veterinary sciences.
PsychNeuro Club (Psychology & Neuroscience Club) is a place for students interested in Psychology and Neuroscience at Agnes Scott to get to know their classmates, participate in learning activities outside of the classroom, network with fellow students, alums and professionals, do volunteer projects together and stay connected with each other. We host various events such as movie nights, book talks, community service events and an end-of-the-semester coffee/doughnut break.
The Public Health Club at Agnes Scott College strives to promote health education, thus working towards a more accessible and equitable future, to advocate for the importance of self-care and a healthy lifestyle, to unify and create a safer Scottie community on and off-campus by sharing our innovation & knowledge with our surrounding neighborhoods, and to provide extensive and meaningful networking opportunities. Above all, the Public Health Club focuses on the pursuit of academic excellence, raising social and political awareness, community service, creating cultural and racial equity, and overall inclusivity. The Public Health Club welcomes everyone no matter their race, background, religion, sexual orientation, or gender classification.

Publius Pre-Law Society exists to empower and equip future Scottie lawyers of all backgrounds and majors. Each month, the group holds two meetings with the purpose of providing students with the tools and support they need as they prepare to take the LSAT, find internships at law firms and apply to law school. 

Publius exists for students and their needs. They are here to provide a network of students who also want to attend law school and can help guide Scotties toward that goal.

The Sigma Alpha Iota music service fraternity is an organization that promotes interaction among those who share a commitment to music. The Gamma Eta chapter sponsors informal and formal recitals featuring students in the music department, and its members serve where they are needed as stage managers, ushers and door monitors. In addition to personal encouragement and support, members may receive scholarships and awards in many areas and at all levels of music-related study. Sigma Alpha Iota has long been recognized as a leader in the field of music and provides a lifetime of important connections. To be a member, you must be enrolled in or have taken at least one music class and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
Scot-Techs aims to increase interest in and awareness of engineering and technology in the Agnes Scott student body through project-based learning, frequent event programming, and a focus on building applicable skills in a supportive community. It will also serve as the coordinating body for the "Scotties in Technology" umbrella, which incorporates any national tech-related organizational chapters at Agnes and other specialized groups.

Honor Societies 

Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students that fosters learning in the field of biology. The society is dedicated to cultivating intellectual interest in the natural sciences. It promotes the appreciation of biological study through its goals of stimulating scholarship, disseminating scientific knowledge and promoting biological research. TriBeta welcomes both biology majors and those with an interest in biology as members. The Sigma Upsilon Chapter of Beta Beta Beta at Agnes Scott College has activities throughout the year ranging from social gatherings to scientific meetings.
Beta Kappi Chi is a STEM honor society for students of color.
The Constitution of Eta Sigma Phi states that the purposes of the society are “to develop and promote interest in classical study among the students of colleges and universities, to promote closer fraternal relationship among students who are interested in classical study, including inter-campus relationship, to engage generally in an effort to stimulate interest in classical study, and in the history, art, and literature of ancient Greece and Rome.
Mortar Board members are selected for their outstanding achievements, but what truly brings them together is their dedication to helping others. This community of scholars creates change for good, whether on their college campuses, in their communities or at a global level.

The official mission and purpose of Nu Rho Psi is to:

  1. Encourage professional interest and excellence in scholarship, particularly in Neuroscience.
  2. Award recognition to students who have achieved such excellence in scholarship.
  3. Advance the discipline of Neuroscience.
  4. Encourage intellectual and social interaction between students, faculty, and professionals in Neuroscience and related fields.
  5. Promote career development in Neuroscience and related fields.
  6. Increase public awareness of Neuroscience and its benefits for the individual and society.
  7. Encourage service to the community.
The unique mission of O∆K is to recognize and encourage collaboration among collegiate leaders. Our Society seeks to identify, celebrate, and engage collegiate and community leaders from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations. Members enjoy scholarship opportunities, leadership development programs, access to a national network, and much more.
Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Economics Honor Society, was created in 1963. Agnes Scott's chapter, Mu of Georgia, was established in 1993. Omicron Delta Epsilon strives to recognize scholastic attainment in economics and establish closer ties between students and faculty in economics. The Agnes Scott chapter meets these objectives by engaging in various activities around campus including an occasional economics discussion over lunch, social events, current topic colloquia and field trips to places such as the Federal Reserve Bank. 
Phi Beta Kappa, America's most prestigious scholastic organization, was founded in 1776. Agnes Scott chapter, Beta of Georgia, dates from 1926. Phi Beta Kappa encourages and recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement of undergraduate and graduate students in the liberal arts. Election to membership is based on a number of criteria, including grade point ratio. A limited number of seniors are considered each year for membership. The electors of the chapter are the Agnes Scott faculty, staff and administrators who are Phi Beta Kappa members.

Phi Sigma Tau's purpose is to:

  1. Serve as a means of awarding distinction to students having high scholarship and personal interest in philosophy.
  2. Promote student interest in research and advanced study in this field.
  3. Provide opportunities for the publication of student research papers of merit.
  4. Encourage a professional spirit and friendship among those who have displayed marked ability in this field.
  5. To popularize interest in philosophy among the general collegiate public.
The purpose of the Society is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the French language and Francophone literatures, to increase the knowledge and appreciation of Americans for the cultural contributions of the French-speaking world and to stimulate and to encourage French and francophone cultural activities.
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship and for advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to students 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 College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society.
To honor those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking peoples; to honor those who have made Hispanic contributions to modern culture better known in the English-speaking world; to encourage college and university students to acquire a greater interest in, and a deeper understanding of, Hispanic culture; and to foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech.
Sigma Tau Delta, an International English Honor Society, was founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University.
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