Honors/Academic

Alpha Chi National Honor Society: Alpha Chi is a general honor society that admits students from all academic disciplines. Membership is limited to the top 10 percent of an institution’s juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Alpha Chi has approximately 300 chapters and inducts more than 11,000 members annually.  Alpha Kappa Delta: Alpha Kappa Delta is the ACU chapter of the International Sociology Honor Society. AKD seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to the improvement of the human condition.  Alpha Psi Omega: Alpha Psi Omega is a Theatre honors fraternity. Students must have sophomore hours to join, and it is open to theatre majors and theatre minors at the discretion of the club.

Association for Information Systems:   Help Information Systems students' to connect with each other and network with professionals within the Information Systems field.

Beta Gamma Sigma: Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student Anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.

Block and Bridle: To educate students of agriculture about innovations in the industry and prepare them for professional careers.

ACU Biology Research Club: The Purpose of this organization is to: Support and dissemination of undergraduate research at ACU in the field of biology.

Broadcast Educators Association: This is a local chapter of an international organization. Faculty and students are eligible to participate in the annual Festival of Media Arts competition. The Association is an international academic organization that focuses on the electronic media, providing a forum for issues and topics of mutual concern to educators and practitioners, thus to facilitate interaction between academicians and leaders in the industry.

Chemistry Club: To execute and support events like the annual chemistry circus and encourage community among Chemistry/Biochemistry majors

Delta Tau Alpha: The purpose of Delta Tau Alpha is to recognize the outstanding scholastic achievement and leadership of students in agriculture, and to act as a subdivision of the Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Club. The organization participates in many Service/outreach projects such as helping at the children’s home in Medina, TX. Delta Tau Alpha also hosts an annual Spring Ag Banquet and helps with the ACU All-School Rodeo.

Forensics Team: Forensics Team students of ACU travel around the country competing in speech and debate team tournaments while representing the University.

Kappa Delta Pi: Theta Epsilon: To provide an opportunity for students in the Education Department to be recognized for their academic commitment, become more involved in the department and promote excellence.

Kappa Tau Alpha: Kappa Tau Alpha is a national honor society for journalism and mass communication majors. The organization inducts members every April.

Lambda Pi Eta: Lambda Pi Eta is the ACU chapter of the national organization, which promotes scholarship and honors in the field of communications.

Mu Phi Epsilon: Mu Phi is an international professional music fraternity aimed at promoting and developing the artistic interests and talents of aspiring musicians. Mu Phi creates an incentive for greater professional accomplishment, fosters ideals of service to the school and the community, develops relationships and friendships with others of similar interests, develops an awareness that artistic gifts are to be shared, and fosters an understanding of the role of arts throughout the world. Mu Phi activities include holding social events, partnering alongside the music faculty to recruit and organize professional recitals, and promoting artistic awareness among students and faculty. Membership is open to anyone who has completed at least one semester of freshman-level theory.

NSSLHA:     The ACU Chapter of NSSLHA provides Communication Science and Disorders majors the opportunity to learn about current advancements in the field, enhance their academic knowledge, and network with other students with similar interests. The organization participates in various community service projects such as game days with senior citizens at University Place, Service Saturdays, and the Autism Walk. Members attend professional conferences and the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference.

Phi Alpha:  Honor Social Work students', foster community, service to the school and community.

Phi Eta Sigma:  To induct Freshmen and transfer students' into the National Honor Society.

Pi Alpha Theta: Pi Alpha Theta is the ACU chapter of the national history honor society. Pi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to enhance the study of history through the encouragement of research, effective teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among aspiring historians.

Pi Sigma Alpha: Pi Sigma Alpha is the national honor society for political science students. Pi Sigma Alpha seeks to promote excellence in the study of political science through a variety of programs; some of direct benefit to student members and local chapters and others benefitting more generally the profession of political science. These programs provide awards, scholarships, and lecture funding, and other benefits for members, chapters, and political scientists and political science programs.

Psychology Club:  To foster community among students of psychology, serve others with integrity and encourage scholarly pursuits.

Sigma Delta Pi: This honor organization recognizes outstanding students of Spanish language and literature.

Sigma Phi Omega: The purpose of Sigma Phi Omega is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, and excellence in gerontology and aging services, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical experience in these areas.

Sigma Tau Delta: Sigma Tau Delta confers distinction for high achievement in English Language and Literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies and promotes interest in literature and the English language.

Society of Physics Students: SPS is an international professional association that is open to anyone interested in physics. There are over 650 active chapters involving approximately 6,000 students. SPS exists to help students develop into contributing members of the professional community, as well as to develop communication, leadership, and networking skills. SPS also focuses on teaching students how to present scholarly work in professional meetings and journals and offers a variety of service and outreach opportunities. Research opportunities, scholarships, internships, and awards are made available through membership in the association. The local chapter holds meetings, annual elections, and receives literature from the national organization.

Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: To promote professions in nutrition and dietetics and the dietetics professional as the expert in nutrition. To serve students' and the wider public by providing valid nutrition information and services.

Theta Alpha Kappa:   To foster undergraduate research and recognize academic excellence.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE): UPE was formed for the promotion of high scholarship and original investigations in the various fields of the computing and information disciplines.

W-Club:  The W-Club seeks to inspire young women to maturity as Christians and to recognize those who have rendered outstanding service to Abilene Christian.