The name of this chapter of Phi Theta Kappa shall be Beta Xi Omicron. The purpose of Beta Xi Omicron Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at MCC shall be the promotion of scholarship, the development of leadership and service and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of the college.
Types of membership in Beta Xi Omicron shall consist of member, provisional member, alumni member, and honorary member as defined in Article IV, Section 1, of the Phi Theta Kappa Constitution and Bylaws.* Initial member qualifications are as follows:: In addition to meeting membership eligibility requirements as stated in Article IV and Chapter 1 of the Phi Theta Kappa Constitution and Bylaws,* each candidate for membership must have completed 12 semester hours of associate degree course work, with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and adhere to the school conduct code and possess recognized qualities of citizenship. Grades for courses completed at other institutions will not be considered when determining membership eligibility. Courses taken at MCC that are more than ten years old will not be considered when determining membership eligibility. Failure to maintain the required cumulative Grade Point Average will result in the member being removed from good standing as stated in the Phi Theta Kappa Constitution and Bylaws,* Chapter 1, Section 3. Failure to meet good standing requirements as stated in the Phi Theta Kappa Constitution and Bylaws* will cause membership and all membership privileges to be revoked.
Finances for this chapter will be raised by projects voted on by a majority of the members. Payment of the international membership fee, local fee, and regional fee must be received by the chapter treasurer before members can be inducted.