Phi Alpha Theta
A national honor society in history. Students who meet the criteria are invited to join.
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest academic honor society in the United States. The Theta of California Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established at Scripps College in 1962. Seniors “who are distinguished for breadth of culture and excellence of scholarship” are elected to membership on the basis of academic standing and the regulations for eligibility established by the chapter and the national society.
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications.
Sigma Delta Pi
Scripps College is a member of The Claremont Colleges chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, honorary Spanish society. Juniors and seniors are elected to membership on the basis of academic standing and regulations for eligibility established by the chapter and the national society.
The Claremont Colleges Club of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, elects seniors to associate membership in the national society on the basis of outstanding aptitude for scientific research and achievement in science.
Theta Alpha Kappa
Scripps College is a member of The Claremont Colleges chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, a national honor society for Religious Studies/Theology. Students are elected to membership on the basis of academic standing and regulations for eligibility established by the national society.
Tau Beta Pi
Founded in 1885, Tau Beta Pi is a national engineering honor society. Seniors are elected to membership on the basis of their outstanding work in engineering.
The Dean’s List is published at the end of each semester and consists of names of those students who have achieved a grade point average of 11 (A-) or better while taking a four-course load at The Claremont Colleges. Normally, all four courses must be graded with letter grades. However, an exception is made if the student is enrolled in a course which is only offered on a pass/fail basis.
Latin Honors are awarded at graduation based on the following criteria:
|Summa Cum Laude||11.7-12.0|
|Magna Cum Laude||11.4-11.69|
October and January graduates are included in the selection process for the following May’s graduating class.
Last updated: August 11, 2009