Since 1918, Phi Theta Kappa has sought to establish an academic honor society with a common purpose and organization.

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Mission Statement:

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and courage scholarships among two- year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

Beta Iota Kappa Chapter Mission Statement:

Beta Iota Kappa Chapter's mission is to help develop well rounded, successful individuals through leadership, service, scholarship, and fellowship and to be a presence on our campus as well as in our community with the goal of bettering ourselves and the lives of other.