Carthage’s Pre-Health Club is for students who want to pursue a career in the health field — pre-med, pre-vet, pre-pharmacy, pre-occupational therapy and pre-dental. Members volunteer in the community, gather for MCAT study sessions, job-shadow physicians, and more. Members of Pre-Health Club work to set themselves apart from other students when it comes to the admission process for higher education, and to work together to feel prepared for the upcoming challenges.
The Pre-Dental Society at Carthage is for students who are interested in pursuing a career in dentistry. Members can expect to discuss ongoing research in dentistry, visit dental schools, create a network of dentists in the surrounding area for shadowing, and get tips for studying and being successful on the DAT. Involvement in Pre-Dental Society includes helping students become better prepared for dental school and establishing a group of common career interests among Carthage students.
Beta Beta Beta
Beta Beta Beta is an honorary society for students who have displayed superior academic achievement in biology. The society aims to cultivate a keen interest in the natural sciences, to stimulate an appreciation for biological research, and to promote scholarship.
Gamma Nu Sigma
Gamma Nu Sigma is the Neuroscience Club at Carthage. It is an academic fraternity open to all students interested in the field of neuroscience or its applications to the related disciplines of biology, chemistry and psychology. Activities include trips to local universities to explore graduate programs, social events and seminars presented to the student body. Involvement in Gamma Nu Sigma promotes academic success and prepares students for entering careers in neuroscience or other related fields.
Psi Chi is the national honor society for psychology. Membership is open to psychology majors/minors. Eligibility is based on an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, being in the top third of the psychology GPA, and the completion of three psychology classes. Members travel to local and national conferences to present papers and projects, and participate in a national service project.
Theta Chi Delta
The Theta Chi Delta Honorary Chemistry Fraternity was established at Carthage in March 1926. This group works to provide services for those students who are studying in the field of chemistry. Members must have a 3.0 grade point average over three semesters of chemistry.