Gamma Theta Upsilon

Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an international honor society in geography.  Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography. Students with a concentration in either Anthropology or Geography are eligible to join.

Membership Requirements:

  • Completed at least 3 geography courses
  • GPA of 3.3 overall
  • Completed at least 3 semesters of college coursework

Purpose of GTU:

  1. To further professional interest in geography by affording a common organization for those interested in this field.
  2. To strengthen student and professional training through academic experiences other than those of the classroom and laboratory.
  3. To advance the status of geography as a cultural and practical discipline for student and investigation.
  4. To encourage student research of high quality and to provide 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.

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