What is Mu Alpha Theta?
Math Honor Club that inspires a keen interest in mathematics and develops a strong scholarship in the subject. Mu Alpha Theta offers special awards, scholarships and grants to members.
Why join Mu Alpha Theta?

To hone your mathematical abilities  Mu Alpha Theta offers members an opportunity to practice math problems in current course to develop thinking skills within that subject. As a member, you will expand your knowledge of indidual math courses both inside and outside of the classroom.

To highlight mathematical abilities on college applications  As a nationally recognized society, Mu Alpha Theta is the academic benchmark for excellence in mathematics. MEmbership in Mu Alpha Theta shows that math is a strengh and an asset. At Southwood, we participate in the Log1 Contest and American Mathematics Competition.

And most importantly... to have fun! Mu Alpha Theta provides students with chance to meet new people who share similiar interests, skills, and goals. The year culminates at the annual State Convention in Baton Rouge, a memorable experience jam packed with late nights, dancing, karaoke, chess, and math competitions.
How to become a member:

Fill out online Application

Print out a current school transcript and bring to the library or send a copy of your transcript to

If you qualify, you will receive an invitation with information about dues and code for Remind and Google Classroom
Qualifications for Associate Membership:

Must have completed Algebra 1 with at least a 3.0 Math GPA on a 4.0 scale

Must have enrolled in Geometry or Algebra 2

Must have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Qualifications for Full Membership:

Must have competed 2 of the following: (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2)

Must have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Completed or enrolled in a third year of math with a 3.0 Math GPA on a 4.0 scale or higher
Dues :

Associate members: $15 for tshirt

Full members: Dues for new members are $25 (includes tshirt, certificate, and $5 national membership dues) and dues for returning members are $5 (national membership dues).