Jul 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Organizations

Academic Honor Societies

Phi Beta Kappa

The Phi Beta Kappa Society installed a chapter at Geneseo in 2004. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the liberal arts, dating back to 1776. Geneseo’s membership places it among a select group of 270 of the finest colleges and universities in the nation as guarantors of quality in the liberal arts. Membership is offered to outstanding seniors and a small number of exceptional juniors.

Other Geneseo honorary societies that recognize academic and professional excellence:

All College (First-year only) Phi Eta Sigma
All College (Junior/Senior only) Golden Key
Anthropology Lambda Alpha Epsilon
Access Opportunity Program Chi Alpha Epsilon
Biology Beta Beta Beta
Business Beta Gamma Sigma
Chemistry Gamma Sigma Epsilon
Communication Lambda Pi Eta
Economics Omicron Delta Epsilon
Education Kappa Delta Pi
English Sigma Tau Delta
French Pi Delta Phi
Geography Gamma Theta Upsilon
Geology Sigma Gamma Epsilon
History Phi Alpha Theta
International Relations Sigma Iota Rho
Foreign Languages and Literatures Phi Sigma Iota
Mathematics Pi Mu Epsilon
Philosophy Phi Sigma Tau
Physics Sigma Pi Sigma
Political Science Pi Sigma Alpha
Psychology Psi Chi
Sociology Alpha Kappa Delta
Spanish Sigma Delta Pi
Theatre Alpha Psi Omega

Academic-Related Organizations

Academic-related organizations offer students an opportunity to become more knowledgeable about and involved in their chosen fields of study. In addition, these organizations facilitate student-faculty interaction and provide career planning information.

Accounting Society
Anthropological Association @ SUNY Geneseo
Astronomy Club
Biology Club
Biochemistry Club
Chemistry Club
Gestures: Organization for Deaf Awareness (GODA) * not an AAC club (funded by SA)
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Elementary & Secondary Education Association (ESEA)
English Club
Finance Club
French Club: Le Cercle Francais
Marketing Club @ Geneseo
Geography Club
Geology Club
German Club @Geneseo
History Club @Geneseo
International Relations Club
Musical Theatre Club * not an AAC club (funded by SA
Orchesis (dance)
Philosophy Club
Physics Club
Political Affairs Club
PRISM (Mathematics)
Psychology Club
Society for Human Resource Management
Sociology Club
La Casa Hispanica
Young Children’s Council (YCC)