Phi Theta Kappa

The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is two-fold:

Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and; Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

Bates Technical College’s chapter is Beta Upsilon Omicron

Phi Theta Kappa Membership Requirements

  1. Currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at Bates Technical College
  2. Completed at least 12 credits of college-level courses
  3. Hold a 3.5 or greater Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)
  4. Adhere to the student Code of Conduct

For more details, please check out the Frequently Asked Questions.

Phi Theta Kappa Officer Requirements

  1. Member of PTK in good standing
  2. Hold a 3.5 or greater Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)
  3. Carry a course load of 12 credits

Benefits of Membership
Membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society guarantees you access to benefits that will recognize your outstanding academic accomplishments and provide you with the competitive edge that helps ensure future success. These benefits are unmatched by any other collegiate honor society.

  1. Recognition by wearing Phi Theta Kappa Commencement Regalia during commencement
  2. The Golden Key of Phi Theta Kappa membership pin
  3. Access to scholarships
  4. Access to Competitive Edge

Learn more about the benefits of membership here.

Already a PTK member from another college? Transferring your membership to the Bates chapter is quick and easy, and free. Just complete this form Transfer your PTK membership to Bates and then email it to Joseph Kauer.


Scholarship News 

The All‐USA Community College Academic Team recognizes high achieving two‐year college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom to benefit society. Applications open every year on October 1, and college-level evaluations begin November 10. Learn more about the 2015 All-USA Community College Academic Team from the college nominator. The college nominator responsibilities are assigned to Joseph Kauer, Phi Theta Kappa-Beta Upsilon Omicron Co-Advisor/Greater NorthWest Region Regional Coordinator