A student may attain initial membership if the person has: (a) completed
at least 12 semester units* in three consecutive semesters at any recognized
institution of higher education, and (b) a cumulative grade point average
of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) (c) or is a Life Member in the California Scholarship
Federation (for incoming freshmen only).
An initial member may attain continuing membership by meeting the following
qualifications: (a) achieving for the previous semester a grade point
average of not less than 3.0 in 12 semester units*, or (b) maintaining
a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better in courses recognized
Permanent membership (and graduation with honors) is awarded to any student
who has applied for membership in Alpha Gamma Sigma and who has completed
at least 60 units of recognized college courses* with a minimum of 30
units completed at a community college, and who meets the following requirement:
continuing membership for a minimum of two of the three semesters, or
three of the four semesters attended and a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.40 or
better in all recognized college work*.
Work completed two
years prior to application for permanent membership shall not be used
prohibitively. Dues are payable by October 15 for the fall semester and
February 15 for the spring semester. In addition to semester dues, each
member will be responsible for acquiring ten service points per semester
to remain active. Memberships are NOT accepted after March 1 of the academic
year. *Excluding P.E. activity, more than four units of Cooperative Education,
any remedial level courses, and "CR/NC" grades in any classes.