Mu Alpha Theta

Mu Alpha Theta

What is the history of Mu Alpha Theta?

Mu Alpha Theta (ΜΑΘ) is the United States mathematics honor society for high school and two-year college students. Its main goals are to inspire keen interest in mathematics, develop strong scholarship in the subject, and promote the enjoyment of mathematics in high school students. The name is a rough transliteration of math into Greek (Mu Alpha Theta).

What are the requirements to be in Mu Alpha Theta?

Membership, High School Chapter:

  • Members must be high school students in grades 9 through 12.
  • Members must be registered with Mu Alpha Theta at the school at which their permanent records reside.
  • Members must have completed the equivalent of two years of college preparatory mathematics, including algebra and/or geometry, and have completed or are        enrolled in a third year of college preparatory mathematics.
  • On the 4-point grading scale, members must have at least a 3.0 math grade point average.