Honor Societies at Dallas College

​​​​​​​Dallas College has several academic organizations for high-achieving students. These honor societies offer an opportunity for students to connect with like-minded peers while enjoying more leadership, scholarship and networking opportunities.

Three Reasons To Join an Honor Society


Scholarship Opportunities

Member-only scholarships are offered by many honor societies, providing financial resources for students to continue their educational journey.


Leadership Opportunities

Honor societies are committed to providing leadership opportunities, positioning their members to become the leaders of tomorrow.


Academic Success

Members are given the resources to continue to succeed in the classroom such as teaching support groups, coaching and educational competitions.

Dallas College Honor Societies Overview

General ScholasticAll Campuses

Phi Theta Kappa


Phi Theta Kappa recognizes the academic achievement of college students and is recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) as the official honor society for two-year colleges.

Education MajorsBrookhaven, Richland or Eastfield

Kappa Delta Pi


Kappa Delta Pi inspires and equips future and new teachers to thrive.

NursingEl Centro, North Lake or Brookhaven

Alpha Delta Nu


Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society recognizes the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing.

The society encourages the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nursing as well as continuing education as a lifelong professional responsibility.

Veterans OnlyMountain View



SALUTE (Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, Excellence) is the only national honor society in the nation recognizing and honoring the service and the scholastic achievements of this generation’s greatest veterans.

SALUTE is an acronym of the foundation blocks and core values of the honor society and is the basis of our success.

MathNorth Lake

Mu Alpha Theta


Mu Alpha Theta is dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students.

Currently, more than 100,000 students are Mu Alpha Theta members at more than 2,420 schools in the United States and in 23 foreign countries.

PsychologyNorth Lake

Psi Beta


Psi Beta is a national honor society for students attending two-year colleges who plan to major or minor in psychology, as well as students who simply have an interest in psychology.

It encourages professional development and psychological literacy of students by promoting and recognizing excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service.

General ScholasticRichland

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars recognizes and elevates high achievers. There are over 300 campuses across the country:

  • Baylor University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Rice University
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of North Texas, and Texas A&M.


Sigma Kappa Delta


Sigma Kappa Delta is the national English honor society for two-year colleges.

It is a unique entity that opens the doors of opportunity for its members and facilitates academic, professional, and personal growth.

There are more than 100 active chapters across the country, each defined by its location and membership, yet bound to the rest by the common goal of promoting excellence in the disciplines of the English language.

BusinessNorth Lake

Alpha Beta Gamma


Alpha Beta Gamma’s purpose is that academic excellence among students enrolled in business and professional curricula at two-year institutions may be nurtured, that opportunity may be provided for leadership training and an intellectual climate for ideas and ideals be fostered, and that scholars may be imbued with a desire for continuing education.

Membership is a privilege earned by qualifications, honor, and service without regard to race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. In the conduct of our activities, truth shall be our quest, diligence our staff and achievement our purpose.