Interested in an academic and social challenge, and the recognition that comes with academic excellence? Consider joining an honor society at Harford Community College.
Each honor society has its own set of requirements and benefits but all allow you to stand out as an exemplary student who goes beyond what is expected or asked, purely for the sake of becoming the best they can be. So challenge yourself. And take advantage of the opportunity to show prospective universities and employers all you have achieved.
Honor Societies at Harford Community College
Lambda Epsilon Chi, Harford Community College ChapterLambda Epsilon Chi is an honor society for paralegal students sponsored by the American Association for Paralegal Education. In order to qualify for membership in the society, a student must complete at least two-thirds of the program requirements, must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25, and must have a grade point average in their paralegal classes of at least 3.50. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing a purple stole with a gold border during Commencement.
Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society, Rho Beta Chapter
Region: Middle States
Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society recognizes and encourages scholarship amongst two-year college students. In order to qualify for membership, graduates must earn at least 12 credits at Harford Community College and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing gold stoles during Commencement.
Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society, Gamma Upsilon Chapter
Gamma Upsilon Nursing Honor Society promotes scholarship and academic excellence in the profession of nursing and recognizes the academic excellence of students in the study of associate degree nursing. In order to qualify, graduates must have and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00, earn a B or better in each nursing course, and demonstrate conduct on the College campus and in the clinical setting that reflects integrity and professionalism. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing an apricot cord during Commencement.
Delta Alpha Pi
Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society recognizes the academic accomplishments of students with disabilities. In order to qualify for membership in the society, a student must have a documented disability, complete a minimum of 24 credits and earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.10. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing a blue and gold cord during Commencement.
Psi Beta National Honor Society in Psychology, Harford Community College Chapter
Psi Beta Honor Society encourages professional development and psychological literacy of all students at a two-year college through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. In order to qualify, graduates must have and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25, earn a B or better in a psychology course, and have an interest in psychology.
Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society
Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society recognizes and encourages students who enjoy and excel in mathematics. The society is dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students. In order to qualify for membership in the society, students must have at least one mathematics course at or above the College Algebra/ Precalculus level with a 3.0 GPA overall in all two-year college mathematics courses at or above the College Algebra/Precalculus level. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing one blue and one gold cord during Commencement.