of Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma was founded as a national organization
in 1913. The first national honor society in business was
a merger of three separate societies established to honor
academic achievement in business at the University of Wisconsin,
University of Illinois and the University of California.
Beta Gamma Sigma only allows the top ten percent of the senior
class, and the top twenty percent of the graduated MBA or
MAcc students to be considered for induction. Students elected
to membership in Beta Gamma Sigma are recognized with the
highest national honor that a student in business of management
at an accredited institution can obtain. They are truly "the
best in business." Qualified students are invited to
join Beta Gamma Sigma every spring.
Pictures from past induction ceremony.
from past induction ceremony.
If you received a nomination letter from UTC's College of Business, open, complete, & submit the Beta Gamma Sigma application form:
Link to application form (Word version)
Link to application form (PDF version)
Students sit next to the Beta Gamma Sigma
key in front of Fletcher Hall.
The Beta Gamma Sigma Key
Beta Gamma Sigma Key is a symbol of academic excellence on
our campus. It is cast from a high quality bronze alloy, the
key weighs almost 300 pounds and stands over 52 tall,
not counting the base. The key is located outside Fletcher
Hall facing McCallie Avenue.
of the Society
The mission of Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor
academic achievement in the study of business and personal
and professional excellence in the practice of business. While
almost 300,000 students receive baccalaureate or master's
degrees in business each year, only about 18,000 students
are accepted into membership in Beta Gamma Sigma.
Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society Website.