Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) – Alpha Kappa Xi Chapter


Thanks for your interest in the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, and welcome to the Alpha Kappa Xi Chapter website. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa formally recognizes your academic achievement and provides access to unique tools to help you meet your academic and career goals.

What does Phi Theta Kappa mean? From the Greek: Wisdom, Aspiration, and Purity.

Active members of Phi Theta Kappa obtain skills through participation in our four Hallmarks: Scholarship, Leadership, Fellowship and Service.

Our Mission

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa will provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

What are the criteria for membership in Phi Theta Kappa?

  • Prospective members must have a 3.4 average or above and must have completed 12 credit hours at the college level to qualify for enrollment.
  • You may become a provisional member with a GPA of lower than 3.4.
  • Interviews will be held for anyone who wants to become a provisional member.

What are some of the benefits of Phi Theta Kappa Membership?

  • Transfer scholarship opportunities
  • Higher acceptance into the schools of your choice
  • Higher employment rates

To find out more about the benefits of being a Phi Theta Kappa member, please explore the links to the right, which connect you to Phi Theta Kappa at the international, regional, and chapter level. For a personal introduction to Phi Theta Kappa, please call 428-1582.

We encourage you to join us in the Alpha Kappa Xi Chapter here at Santa Fe Community College.

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