Beta Gamma Sigma
Business and Management
Admitted to ACHS: 1937
Readmitted to ACHS 1990
Founded at University of Wisconsin-Madison, February 19, 1913
No of Active Chapters: 543
No of Alumni Chapters/Clubs: 30
Total Membership: 750000
Annual/current Membership: 23697
Publications: BGS News, BGS Directory, BGS Chapter Notes (Chapter Advisors)
PURPOSE: The Mission of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to cultivate and celebrate leadership and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society and to service its lifelong members.
ELIGIBILITY: Limited to those majoring in business and management at institutions accredited by AACSB International. The upper 10 percent of undergraduate students, the upper 20 percent of master's students and doctoral students who have completed all requirements for that degree may be inducted. Undergraduates may be inducted as early as the last term of their second year of business study.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Beta Gamma Sigma provides leadership opportunities(and much more) to our members. Some of these include our BGS Gives Back Day of Service program. BGS has one of the largest closed LinkedIn groups (over 52,000 verified members and growing)to network,and discuss current business topics. Several graduate programs that offer exclusive scholarships to BGS members, An active network of 30 Alumni chapters around the globe offer members networking, speaker events and more. We are launching our new Mentor initiative that will allow alumni to connect with student members and aid them in their career development.