Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an International Honor Society in Geography. Gamma Theta Upsilon was founded in 1928 and became a national organization in 1931. Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in Geography. GTU chapter activities support geography knowledge and awareness.
Gamma Theta Upsilon promotes geography as an academic discipline. This is largely done through the provision of a forum for discussion of geographical issues. Members are required to have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of geography classes, attaining a G.P.A. of 3.0 or above in their selected courses.
GTU's Goals are:
1. To further professional interest in Geography by affording a common organization for those interested in the field.
2. To strengthen student and professional training through academicexperiences in addition to those of the classroom and laboratory.
3. To advance the status of Geography as a cultural and practical discipline for study and investigation.
4. To encourage student research of high quality, and to promote an outlet for publication.
5. To create and administer funds for furthering graduate study and/or research in the field of Geography.
6. To encourage members to apply geographic knowledge and skills in service to humankind.
Advisor: Jason Combs