Beta Gamma Sigma

About the Organization

Beta Gamma Sigma was founded in 1907 by a group of commerce students at the University of Wisconsin.  In 1913 Beta Gamma Sigma merged with Delta Kappa Chi and The Economics Club to become a national organization.  Beta Gamma Sigma was recognized in 1919 by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which was later renamed AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. 

Since 1921, a new chapter can be installed only if is a collegiate school of business accredited by the AACSB International, which requires insinuations with respect to curricula, teaching staff, teaching loads, library and laboratory facilities to beet high standards of eligibility. Beta Gamma Sigma is an International Honor Society that recognizes outstanding academic achievements of collegiate business and management scholars. The organization has more than 525 collegiate chapters in over 20 countries and territories worldwide. 

How to Join

Beta Gamma Sigma extends an invitation to second-semester sophomores, juniors, and seniors who rank in the upper 10% of their classes or the upper 20% of master’s classes.  Students completing their doctoral requirements are also eligible to receive an invitation. 

Campus Advisor & Contact

Katlin Cundiff
Assistant Professor of Management
(417) 873-7385
BRE 100G

William Prince
Lead Adjunct Instructor
(417) 838-9912

At a Glance

  • Honorary organization
  • Selective membership
  • First-year student involvement is not permitted
  • Meetings once a semester
  • $67 one-time lifetime membership fee
  • To join, be in the top 10% of the second-semester sophomore, junior, and senior business students to receive an invitation or top 20% of graduate classes.