What Is Phi Theta Kappa?


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Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs. It includes community and junior colleges in the United States, Canada, Germany, Republic of Palau, United Arab Emirates and the Federated States of Micronesia.

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Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1910 at a two-year women's college in Missouri. As of 2014, it is headquartered in Jackson, Miss. In order to join, prospective students must reach and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 out of 4.0. The organization also encourages its members to be service and community oriented. Members have access to scholarships and job postings, and they receive automatic nominations to the National Dean's List.

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