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Jennings A. Jones College of Business Student Organizations

Membership in a number of professional and honorary business organizations are available to students. The following organizations are open to students majoring in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business.

Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi's purpose is to promote leadership, take on projects, and develop additional skills needed for the real world. Activities include meetings, professional speakers, business tours, and networking with business people from around the country.

Eligibility: Business majors and minors with 2.5 cumulative GPA or better
Sponsor: Timothy Dunne, BAS N103, 615-898-5485

American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association has over 30,000 members and 300 collegiate chapters nationwide. The AMA prides itself in being the go-to place for marketing resources and networking opportunities. As a collegiate chapter, we will add value to MTSU students by expanding their marketing knowledge beyond the classroom, while helping them bridge the gap between college and career. Activities include monthly meetings, guest speakers, field trips to local businesses, and other chapter events.

Eligibility: All majors; currently enrolled MTSU students interested in marketing.
Sponsors: Michelle Beauchamp, BAS N116, 615-494-8992; Don Roy, BAS N107, 615-904-8564

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

AITP assists students in preparing for careers in information systems fields. Activities include professional speakers, leadership workshops, business tours, and job search assistance.

Eligibility: Computer Information Systems and Computer Science majors and minors.
Sponsor: Mary Shotwell, BASN337, 615 494-8794; Stoney Brooks, BASN349, 615-898-5765

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi introduces students to the professional side of Accounting. Activities include: meetings with professional speakers, community service projects, site visits to accounting firms and other businesses.

Eligibility: Accounting majors with at least 3.0 GPA cumulatively and at least 3.0 GPA in Accounting.
Sponsor: Paula Thomas, BAS N422, 615-898-5655

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for business programs accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master's program at a school accredited by AACSB International.

Eligibility: The academic ranking of business majors being considered must place them in the upper 7 percent of the junior class, upper 10 percent of the senior class, or upper 20 percent of the graduating master's class.
Sponsor: David Foote, BAS N219, 615-898-2022; President: Mark Singer, BAS N136, 615-898-5860

Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization

Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) promotes interest in entrepreneurship and encourages enterprise creation. Activities include: National CEO Conference, chapter meetings, professional speakers, local/regional/state/national networking opportunities, community service, and social activities.

Eligibility: Entrepreneurship majors and minors.
Sponsors: Rachel Wilson, BAS N444, 615-898-2618 

Economics Club

The Economics Club serves all students interested in economics. Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) Kappa Chapter of Tennessee is an international honor society in economics. ODE fosters closer ties between students and economics faculty and promotes the economics profession.

Eligibility: Anyone interested in economics.
Sponsors: Michael Roach, BAS N315, 615-494-8914

Financial Management Association (FMA)

FMA promotes an appreciation of finance as a profession. Affiliate of the International FMA Association. Activities include: speakers, field trips, and social activities.

Eligibility: Anyone interested in finance.
Sponsor: Charles Beauchamp, BAS N310, 615-494-8715; Greg Nagel, BAS N301, 615-898-2365; Kevin Zhao, BAS N307, 615-898-5473

FMA Honor Society

FMA promotes an appreciation of finance as a profession. Affiliate of the International FMA Association. Activities include: speakers, field trips, and social activities.

Eligibility: Anyone interested in finance with at least six hours upper-division finance and 3.25 GPA.
SponsorCharles Beauchamp, BAS N310, 615-494-8715

Gamma Iota Sigma

Gamma Iota Sigma is a professional fraternity organized to promote, encourage, and sustain interest in insurance as a profession; encourage high moral and scholastic attainments; and facilitate the interaction and cooperation of educational institutions, industry, and professional organizations. Activities include: speakers, contact with the Insurance industry, scholarship opportunities, and internship and career opportunities.

Eligibility: Insurance majors, minors, and anyone interested in insurance.
Sponsor: Emily Zietz, BAS N330, 615-898-2673

Institute of Internal Auditors

The purpose is to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an educational and social organization that promotes internal auditing as a career objective. The student chapter meets twice a month. Student members are invited to attend monthly meetings of the Nashville Chapter of the IIA free of charge. Activities include speakers, field trips, networking opportunities, and social activities. 

Eligibility: All majors.
SponsorRebekah Heath, BAS N414, 615-898-2625

Institute of Management Accountants

The Institute of Management Accountants provides members personal and professional development opportunities through education, association with business professionals, and certification in management accounting and financial management skills. The chapter meets twice a month and generally has speakers from the accounting or finance departments of a corporation in Nashville or Murfreesboro.

Eligibility: All majors; business majors and minors are encouraged to participate.

Sponsor: Jeannie J. Harrington, BAS N405, 615-898-2038

National Association of Black Accountants

The mission of NABA Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance professions with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.

Eligibility: All students interested in bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in the accounting, finance, and business professions.
Sponsor: Adrian Mayse, BAS N411, 615-898-2347

Society for Human Resource Management

The MTSU-MBA Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management assists students in preparing for careers in human resource management fields. Activities include: professional speakers, leadership workshops, business tours, and job search assistance.

Eligibility: Select seniors with interest in Human Resource Management.
Sponsor: Mark Singer, BAS N136, 615-898-5860

Supply Chain Management

The purpose is to assist students in learning about careers in supply chain management. Activities include speakers, field trips, and discussions. 

Eligibility: Anyone interested in Supply Chain Management.
SponsorKimball Bullington, BAS N131, 615-904-8420; Cliff Welborn, BAS N101, 6152037